Kim Kardashian drinkingSigh. Can't a girl catch a break? Poor Kim Kardashian sent plenty of fans into a major tizzy -- all because she wished her brother Rob Kardashian a happy birthday on Twitter.

Oh yeah, I should probably also mention that Kim posted a little collage of photos along with the birthday message, and as you can see, she appears to be drinking alcohol in one of them.

Yep -- Kim is definitely sipping some sort of liquid out of a wine glass, which means it's probably wine. And since drinking during pregnancy is kind of frowned upon, to say the least, she immediately subjected herself to attacks from her Twitter followers with this particular shot.

But before you start scolding her for being irresponsible and careless, it's important to note that this photo was actually taken last year -- so Kimmy wasn't preggo when she was guzzling the sauce. (Whew!)

Oh come on -- do you really think Kim is stupid enough to post photos of herself drinking wine when everyone knows she's expecting her first baby in a few months? She's not exactly a stranger to media attacks, so I'm guessing she has enough common sense not to intentionally paint herself in a bad light.

But honestly, even if the timing of the photo had been more recent, is it really that big of a deal for her to take a little sip of wine to enjoy a birthday toast with her bro? It's not like she was downing tequila shots or anything like that. If this picture had been taken during her pregnancy, it just seems kind of mean and premature to tear her apart for something that could've been totally innocent.

No, I didn't drink one single sip of alcohol while I was expecting my son. But I won't lie, I was really, really tempted to have a tiny taste of champagne on New Year's Eve -- and I highly doubt it would've hurt my baby if I'd had a small sip or two. (Though I probably would've obsessed over it after the fact.)

Kim's no dummy, and she's certainly not going to do anything to put her baby in harm's way. But while this particular incident was nothing but a case of really poor timing, she may want to think twice about whatever photos she posts for the remainder of her pregnancy. Sticking to current (and preferably booze-free) pics might be the best plan.

Have you had even one sip of alcohol during your pregnancy?

 

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