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Doctor insights on: Can I Drink Coffee In My 12 Week Of Pregnancy

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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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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Is drinking one or two cups of coffee going to harm the baby during my pregnancy?

Is drinking one or two cups of coffee going to harm the baby during my pregnancy?

No. : There is no evidence that a small amount of caffeine is harmful. Try to avoid during first trimester as there was a study suggesting excess caffeine in early pregnancy may increase the risk of miscarriage. ...Read more

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Does drinking lots of Coffee or anything else affect à blood pregnancy test ? Thank you.

Does drinking lots of Coffee or anything else affect à blood pregnancy test ? Thank you.

Not if 3wk after sex: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a negative result may be due to testing too early such as less than 2 weeks after conception. ...Read more

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My period is yet to come on the 23rd.can drinking cinnamon& large amounts of coffee help in preventing unwanted pregnancy if had unprotected sex?

My period is yet to come on the 23rd.can drinking cinnamon& large amounts of coffee help in preventing unwanted pregnancy if had unprotected sex?

No, but...: The large amounts of coffee will keep you awake, thinking about being pregnant. If it has only been a few days, one can call her Ob-Gyn right away, to see if emergency contraception will still work. If it is almost late for emergency contraception pills, ask about getting an IUD. An IUD works as emergency contraception and also benefits by preventing future pregnancies (until the IUD is removed). ...Read more

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How dangerous is coffee to a week old pregnancy?

How dangerous is coffee to a week old pregnancy?

Not at all.: Relax - if you just found out you are pregnant, your coffee consumption has not affected your fetus. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily, see your ob/gyn asap and best of luck! moderate caffeine consumption in pregnancy is safe. Excessive intake can lead to pregnancy loss and poor fetal growth/. ...Read more

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During 3 weeks pregnancy is it ok to have two mugs coffee and also eat chocolates during the day?

During 3 weeks pregnancy is it ok to have two mugs coffee and also eat chocolates during the day?

No: Research on caffeine in pregnancy has shown that more than a single cup of coffee per day increases your risk of miscarriage. We don't know what effect caffeine might have on a developing fetus, but we think that amount is safe. ...Read more

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Can you drink coffee during pregnancy?

Can you drink coffee during pregnancy?

Moderation: Everything in moderation. Yes, it is fine to have the occasional cup of coffee. I would not advise you to have more than one cup per day, and make this your only caffeinated beverage. ...Read more

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How much coffee is safe to drink during pregnancy?

How much coffee is safe to drink during pregnancy?

12 ounces/day: This is a ballpark number. 12 ounces is about one normal mug. Caffeine is a stimulant. In large amounts, it can increase the risks of miscarriage. Remember, the issue is caffeine, so if you have one cup of coffee daily, then you should avoid other caffeine sources such as soda or tea. ...Read more