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A 23-year-old female asked:

Can babies experience withdrawal symptoms after birth if mother drinks caffeine every single day during pregnancy?

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Dr. Aimee Barton
A Verified Doctoranswered
24 years experience
Depends: on amount of caffeine mom is ingesting. I once saw an infant whose mom consumed 4 liters of Mountain Dew daily - this infant had significant withdrawal. On the other hand, I see plenty of normal newborns whose mothers still had one cup of coffee daily. Good luck!

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