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Is caffeine safe during pregnancy?

Is caffeine safe during pregnancy?

Yes: Previously there was a concern about caffeine and miscarriages, although medical studies have not concluded a distinct association. Moderate caffeine consumption (<200mg per day) has not been shown to increase miscarriage risk. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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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 drinking caffeine cause my baby to have any defects? How much caffeine is safe durin pregnancy?

Can drinking caffeine cause my baby to have any defects? How much caffeine is safe durin pregnancy?

Caffeine: Drinking excessive amounts of coffee may lead to a miscarriage. Two hundred milligrams of coffee is recommended during pregnancy. Thats about the equivalent of 2 cups of tea or coffee ...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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Is it safe to drink Lipton diet green tea during pregnancy? Just wondering because it has caffeine.

Is it safe to drink Lipton diet green tea during pregnancy? Just wondering because it has caffeine.

In moderation but...: Green tea is safe during pregnancy but excess caffeine is hazardous so limit to 2-3 cups/day. However, Lipton diet green tea has toxic artificial sweeteners & artificial colors that I advise avoiding at all times- esp. when pregnant. Instead choose organic green tea & sweeten with stevia or xylitol. See http://www.greenteaparadise.com/lipton-diet-green-tea/ & http://tinyurl.com/mo7gjhh ...Read more

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Is it true that I can have some caffeine in pregnancy?

Is it true that I can have some caffeine in pregnancy?

Yes: Limited intake of caffeine is safe: the equivalent of two cups of coffee a day. Not "venti", just a cup. Many women however lose their taste for caffeine or coffee during pregnancy. You may also find that you become more sensitive to caffeine, and this can lead to trouble sleeping. In those cases either avoid caffeine or limit intake to the morning. ...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 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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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Healthy Pregnancy (Definition)

There are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more