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is it safe to drink decaf coffee during pregnancy

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No. : There is no evidence that a small amount of caffeine is harmful. Try to avoid during first trimester as there was a study suggesting excess caffeine i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience Medical Oncology
No: It has never been linked that caffeine and preg affect each other.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Should be: The amount of caffeine that crosses the placenta into the fetus is minimal and shouldn't be a problem. In fact, for premies who have "apnea of premat ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, not at all: Caffeine, less than 200mg a day is definitely okay in pregnancy. New studies have come out saying so. Even american college of ob/gyn issued a statem ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Absolutely: If you enjoy this as a beverage and you are doing decaf, there is no reason not to enjoy your coffee while breastfeeding. Make sure to get some dairy, ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Caffeine: the caffeine may be raising your blood pressure and making you feel this way. Get checked out by your doctor
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Try tea: You may wish to try tea instead of coffee. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Ill from decaf: Perhaps it is a coincidence. Make sure you are not ill from something else first. How many cups/day. A few individuals are intolerant of the processin ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not if 3wk after sex: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medicat ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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No: No, but watch your caffeine intake. Drink more water.
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