After reading this agonized NYT article about how some women decide to have a drink now and then when they're pregnant, I am dying to hear some French mom confess to eating a salad:
Many women who choose to drink have pointed to the habits of European women who legendarily drink wine, eat raw-milk cheese and quaff Guinness to improve breast milk production, as justification for their own choices in pregnancy.Next up: Do pregnant Japanese women eat sushi?
Of course, those countries have their own taboos. “Just try to buy unpasteurized cheese in England, or to eat salad in France when you’re pregnant,” wrote a friend living in York, England.
The Weighty Responsibility of Drinking for Two [nyt]
Previously: Keggers+Toddlers: You've Come A Long Way, Baby Mama