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A 32-year-old female asked:

i'm craving pop so try to limit to 2-4 cans a week of coke zero. i take caffeine into account & consume 300 mg or less as per canada health guidelines. i'm 34.5 weeks pregnant. is aspartame bad for pregnancy or will it cause issues for birth?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
According to the US Federal Drug Administration, it is safe. Although I would not recommend aspartame for anyone.

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