Housewife Drank While Preggo
New parenting book is unorthodox, to say the least
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 5, 2010 8:20 AM CDT
Simon Van Kempen and Alex McCord attend Bravo's 2010 Upfront Party at Skylight Studio on March 10, 2010 in New York City.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Alex McCord has written a parenting book as only a Real Housewife of New York could: It involves tales of sipping champagne while in labor. “Throughout my pregnancy, I gave into every craving I felt,” writes McCord in Little Kids Big City. “When I wanted to have a drink, I did.” She and hubby Simon van Kempen also discuss parenting decisions like bringing their two-day-old baby to a fancy restaurant while they had drinks.

“We're very lucky that we're able to pay our nanny extra for two evenings a week to go out,” McCord writes, but a source tells the New York Daily News they go out more than that: “They’ll go to practically any event to be seen.”

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melriah30
Apr 7, 2010 10:27 PM CDT
What was she thinking? Fetal Alcohol Syndrome ring a bell?
melriah30
Apr 7, 2010 10:25 PM CDT
I just can't understand how she would think that it's ok to have a drink while you're pregnant. Has she not heard about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome? Noone knows just how much alcohol it takes to cause this. What was she thinking?
donnathomas
Apr 7, 2010 7:30 PM CDT
I but the insider who said they leave their kids too much was Big Mouth Jill Zarin! It sounds just like her!!!!