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Caffeine Vs Decaf When Pregnant
Dark circles under eyes, since I was 11, only got better when I was pregnant?? Doc said it was to much caffeine, tried decaf but didn't work
Nasal congestion?: By far , nasal congestion is the most common cause for dark circles although lack of sleep and heredity may play a role as well. If you do experience nasal congestion often, getting rid of the congestion will likely help. If you have an allergic condition then pregnancy may improve, worsen, or does nothing to it ...Read more
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
Category C drug: Caffeine is category c drug, meaning it has worrisome effects in animal studies but no confirmed bad effects on the fetus in human studies. Unfortunately, if consumed near the time of delivery any drug left in the baby can take more than a week before it is out of their system. Irregular sleep & fussiness may occur. Moderation or exclusion is advised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: To my knowledge these do not have caffeine, solely sugar. If you want to ask the question again with a specific brand name, that might be helpful, but these contain mostly sugar. A pregnant woman can have 2-3 cups off coffee per day (depending on size and brand) without any harm to developing baby. A little caffeine in pregnancy is definitely nothing to worry about. Ask dr if have more specific. ...Read more
Does nescafe or caffeine affect for bieng pregnant, and from how many months should I stop caffeine to don't affect for being pregnant?
Not usually: Normal amounts of caffeine in the diet is not considered harmful to a pregnancy. However, there has been one study that showed a slightly increased risk for miscarriage in women who drank over 8 cups of coffee each day during the first trimester. As in most dietary concerns, moderation is key. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 5 months pregnant I take half a cafeine pill on the morning it's 50 mg, that's all the caffeine I take other then wht in food. Is this ok to do??
I don't like coffee, can I take caffeine pill in the morning while pregnant they are 100 mg caffeine?
Not recommended...: If you are pregnant, listen to your body and rest when you are tired. Caffeine is a stimulant. It will cause a rise in pulse and blood pressure. Caffeine is also a diuretic, it increases the frequency of urination and can cause you to become dehydrated. Caffeine crosses the placenta to your baby who cannot fully metabolize the caffeine. The less caffeine you consume, the better. ...Read more
In moderation: No problem with it when taken in moderation. Check w/your ob. ...Read more
Can drinking caffeine cause my baby to have any defects? How much caffeine is safe durin pregnancy?
13w3d pregnant want to know if its safe to have a caffeine free herbal tea blend? Its made by good earth.
Check ingredients: Women can safely have many herbal teas. Herbs to avoid include: anise, ginger, lime blossom, rose hip, catnip, chamomile, comfrey, ephedra, mistletoe, hibiscus, horehound, lemongrass, licorice, mugwort, pennyroyal, raspberry leaf, rosemary, sage, sassafras, stinging nettle leaf, vetiver. Read your packaging. Often small amounts are okay. Check with your doctor or bring your tea to your appt. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm pregnant, do not drink coffee or much caffeine but do take 1 vivarin in the morning, is this safe to still continue to take?
Vivarin (caffeine): The only question I have as a doctor is why? I see no health or life benefit to such a habit. ...Read more
I am taking a 100 mg caffeine pill in the morning I'm 6 months pregnant is this safe as its a pill and not drinking coffee? I only take this much
Is it unsafe to consume foods with theobromine during pregnancy? I know about the 200 me limit on caffeine but haven't found anything about the other.
I am pregnant of 7 weeks and drank a cup of mocha of 12 oz and I am feeling the symptoms of drinking a lot of caffeine is it dangerous and how to stop?
Can I have any amount of caffeine while I am pregnant? Also what can and can't i eat? I have hypothroid dieses and have my first appointment on tuesday. I work as a server and have been experiencing nausea, without vaumitting. Also i was wondering if i sh
Congratulations : Congratulations on your pregnancy! would recommend that you ask your doctor to check your thyroid levels at your upcoming visit. Many women require a significant increase in their thyroid hormone replacement regimen in early pregnancy. It's really important to ensure that your thyroid levels are ideal throughout pregnancy both for your health and the health of the baby! to be on the safe side, it's probably a good idea to limit your caffeine to less than 200 mg per day (and would discuss with your OB at your visit as well). Also, be sure to take a prenatal vitamin with folic acid. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unsure, maybe none: Most prenatal experts recommend you take your prenatal vitamins during the first trimester, and that is it. You should abstain from alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, and any other illicit substances, during all of pregnancy, but especially during the first trimester. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 weeks pregnant and have an awful cold what to do? Also have been getting headaches think its the cutting out of caffeine can I have a bit
Caffeine withdrawal: Can bring on headaches. Should taper off it gradually. If coffee, have 1 can of caffeinated & 1 can of decaff; when make coffee, gradually decrease amount of caffeinated & increase decaff. Shouldn't get headaches then from caffeine withdrawal. If headaches persist, see doc for further evaluation. ...Read more
Is it good to have drinks with caffeine if you're trying to get pregnant? Is coke ok to drink or should I avoid it? Also, what will help me conceive?
It's not 'good,' but: No study ever suggested a problem with limited caffeine use - tea, coffee, coke, etc.... - while trying to get pregnant. Do try to limit to one per day and you should be fine in that department. ...Read more
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
I think I drank too much of something I didn't realize had caffeine and I'm 24 weeks pregnant? Will my baby be OK?
Baby should be fine: Caffeine can be an issue if it is consumed on an ongoing basis while pregnant. Mayo Clinic and March of Dimes recommend limiting caffeine intake to less than 200 mg per day .Eight oz of drip or filtered coffee can have between 115 to about 200 mg depending on the preparation. A single exposure to caffeine should not be a cause of concern for your baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 7w3d pregnant. I think i accidentally got caffeinated coffee, about 400mg of caffeine. Will one dose cause miscarriage?
Is okay to eat 100% cacao brownies during pregnancy? I limit caffeine consumption. I haven't had any caffeine in more than a week.
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