Alex Mccord 1 of 11This Real Housewives of New York reality star wrote in her book, Little Kids, Big City, "Throughout my pregnancy, I gave into every craving I felt. When I wanted to have a drink, I did." She even sipped on champagne while her husband drove her to the hospital to have her son Francois.
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Belinda Carlisle 2 of 11In her memoir, Lips Unsealed, this pop/punk princess gave the shocking confession that she drank daily in 1992 while pregnant with her son, James Duke Mason.
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Britney Spears 3 of 11Brit reportedly downed amaretto sours, champagne, and a cosmopolitan at K-Fed's birthday party in 2006, and a month later announced she was five-months pregnant with her second child. Cringe.
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Jamie Lynn Spears 4 of 11Jamie Lynn followed in her big sister's footsteps, reportedly partying, drinking, and smoking throughout the first trimester of her teenage pregnancy. Luckily, Jamie Lynn cleaned up her act and seems to have a healthy little girl, but this story could have easily had a not-so-happy ending.
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Kate Hudson 5 of 11Kate took a classier approach to drinking while pregnant — sipping on a glass of wine while out to dinner in Buenos Aires with boyfriend Matt Bellamy, but the public outcry was similar to as if she had been doing shots at the bar. Was Kate in the wrong?
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Gwyneth Paltrow 6 of 11Guinness does a baby good? Gwyneth seemed to think so during her pregnancy in 2006. She was seen downing a cold one while out with hubby Chris Martin in 2006. Some defended her choice of drink with the myth that Guinness's “high” iron content helps pregnant women.
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Nicole Kidman 7 of 11According to Cindy Adams of the NY Post, Nicole requested a glass of white wine — which she received and drank — backstage at the 2008 Oscars. Nicole's rep later claimed she drank nothing that night but water and ginger tea. Was Nicole the victim of the celebrity rumor mill or was her rep covering up a decision to drink in moderation while pregnant?
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Brooke Mueller 8 of 11Nothing screams "celebrity train-wreck" like a pregnant woman checking into rehab, which Brooke did while five-months pregnant with her and Charlie Sheen's twins. Hey, better late than never, right?
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Rachel Weisz 9 of 11This Oscar-winning actress caused an uproar soon after giving birth to her first child in 2006 after she told fans it's "fine" for expectant mothers to have a glass of wine after the first trimester.
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Kerry Katona 10 of 11After an early miscarriage scare during her fourth pregnancy in 2007, this former Atomic Kitten singer was photographed smoking a cigarette outside a pub. It was reported that she had also drank four martinis and vodka, which Kerry called "nonsense" — and then she admitted to having a drink or two.
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