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Is it bad to drink coffee while you are pregnant?

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Dr. Jason Smith
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Is it decaf?: Caffeine can cause premature contractions during pregnancy and its use is discouraged.

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Can I drink coffee while pregnant?

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Avoid near time of delvery.The newborn has limited ability to process caffeine at birth and can take days before a dose is out if its system.Irritability and poor feeding can be seen with caffeine.
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Is it okay if I drink coffee when I'm 11 weeks of being pregnant?

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