Posted by Lori K on June 18, 2003 at 13:15:38:
In Reply to: Re: Wine posted by AngelaB on June 18, 2003 at 13:08:54:
Yes it is. But my cousin is also on antidepressants and antipsychotics.
: My mother-in-law told me about this. When she was having babies (about 30 years ago) it was a common practice. Her OB told her if she was having pre-term contractions to have a drink (& I'm not talking a glass of wine - a cocktail!). She said with her third child she would have a drink in the evening when she was contracting prematurely. She even has a nun friend who worked as a nurse on the maternity floor of Catholic hospitals years ago. She remembers making pitchers of bloody marys for the mothers who were in pre-term labor.
: With all the knowledge about how alcohol affects babies they don't do it anymore, but the medication they administer to women in pre-term labor has the same calming effects on the uterus.
: Crazy, huh?