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Doctor insights on: Caffeine Intake Pregnancy

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Dr. Moshe Lewis
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can i drink non caffeine sodas during pregnancy?

Can i drink non caffeine sodas during pregnancy?

On occasion: A small amount of caffeine is fine, but more troubling is the sugar content and reinforcement of drinking soda. You want the best nutrition during pregnancy, and soda doesn't fit. ...Read more

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Is caffeine intake unhealthy for a fetus?

Is caffeine intake unhealthy for a fetus?

See below: Essentially anything the mother takes in the baby will be exposed to. Caffeine in moderation, as with all things, should be okay. Talk to your OB doctor if you need more information. ...Read more

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Is caffeine free orange soda okay during pregnancy?

Is caffeine free orange soda okay during pregnancy?

A little is ok: In moderation only as it still has sugar and artificial color. Water, milk or juice would be better choices. ...Read more

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How much daily caffeine creates risk of caffeine withdrawal headache?

How much daily caffeine creates risk of caffeine withdrawal headache?

Depends: If you are a migraine sufferer caffeine is not your friend. And in fact over time, can make your migraine headaches worse. You should strive to decrease or eliminate caffeine from your daily intake as much as possible. Caffeine is a potent vasoconstrictor much like many migraine medications. Wearing off this often causes rebound vasocongestion causing or triggering more migraine headaches. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink sodas with caffeine during pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink sodas with caffeine during pregnancy?

Avoid caffeine!: Avoid caffeine in pregnancy! there is a dose-dependent relationship (the greater the amount/dose, the more the risk) between caffeine intake and miscarriage risk in pregnancy. ...Read more

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How dangerous is coffee intake to early pregnancy?

How dangerous is coffee intake to early pregnancy?

I allow my pts : To have 1 cup, that should not cause a problem, but ask your OB and go by what your OB says. ...Read more

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Can drink fiber during pregnancy?

Can drink fiber during pregnancy?

Yes,as much as usual: An ideal amount of soluble fiber to eat per day is 25-30 gm, mostly soluble, per day; ideal amount of water is 6-8 glasses daily; optimal exercise is 30 minutes equivalent of rapid walk 4 times per week. Nothing changes during pregnancy, actually it becomes even more important to avoid that dreaded miserable constipation of pregnancy, made worse by enlargening uterus and iron. Walk, water, fiber. ...Read more

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Is caffeine present in all chocolates and chocolate drinks?Does 'serious mass' weight gainer contains caffeine? Thank you.

Is caffeine present in all chocolates and chocolate drinks?Does 'serious mass' weight gainer contains caffeine? Thank you.

Dark chocolate: Caffeine is higher in dark chocolate than milk chocolate. Any of the serious mass weight gainer that is chocolate would contain some caffeine. Red bull is 80 mg of caffeine per serving and caffeine in milk chocolate is about 12 mg. ( red bull is 7x the caffeine of regular chocolate) it might help to cut back on red bull. ...Read more

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Nocturia (1-3/night). Age 34. Healthy diet & weight. 3, 12 oz. Diet colas/wk. No other caffeine. 6-8 glasses of h20/day. Most food consumed after 2pm.?

Nocturia (1-3/night). Age 34. Healthy diet & weight. 3, 12 oz. Diet colas/wk. No other caffeine. 6-8 glasses of h20/day. Most food consumed after 2pm.?

UTI, kidney function: If nocturia is a new symptoms need to check for UTI and kidney functions. If has been a chronic symptom and no cause was found in the past- possible causes are drinking water late at night, eating late at night. Better to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is chocolate weight gain supplement safe during pregnancy?

Is chocolate weight gain supplement safe during pregnancy?

I see no problems: The natural caffeine in chocolate is the only ingredient that might give minor concern but i see no reason to avoid it in moderation. ...Read more

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Can caffeine increase appetite?

Not usually: Caffeine may, in fact, decrease the appetite. For this reason, it often appears in herbal weight loss pills ( which, in general, I do not recommend). Some people will eat less at meals if they have a cup of green tea before each meal. ...Read more

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Can 0 calories per serving of diet pop cause your caloric intake to rise?

Can 0 calories per serving of diet pop cause your caloric intake to rise?

Sweeteners: Artificial sweeteners can trigger your brain to crave more sweet calories and you may end up eating more than you intended to. The best zero calorie drink is water. ...Read more

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Coffee consumption: can caffeine make my body lose vitamins and minerals?

Coffee consumption: can caffeine make my body lose vitamins and minerals?

Probably not: Most such claims are internet exaggerations of real scientific work. Caffine is the most popular and probably the most studied of all drugs, and serious adverse effects in real life have resisted demonstration. There are "pop" claims about caffeine interfering with absorption of iron and vitamin d; if there were any real effect on real human beings, it would be obvious by now. ...Read more

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