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Is hot chocolate from starbucks good to drink while pregnant? I'm 27 weeks

Is hot chocolate from starbucks good to drink while pregnant? I'm 27 weeks

Caffeine - pregnancy: The starbucks grande (16 fl. Oz.) hot chocolate has 25 mg of caffeine. This is less caffeine than starbucks coffees (not decaf) & many of their teas. Americanpregnancy.Org states caffeine "is a stimulant and is not recommended during pregnancy. Caffeine can increase your blood pressure and heart rate and can lead to dehydration." with that said, if you elect to have caffeine - use in moderation. ...Read more

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Do u crave chocolate when ur pregnant?

Do u crave chocolate when ur pregnant?

Some times: Cravings for things that you didn't crave before is common during pregnancy. It may or may not go away after pregnancy is over. Cause of this not exactly known. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat chocolate when pregnant 7weeks 4 days?

Is it ok to eat chocolate when pregnant 7weeks 4 days?

Moderation: Chocolate has caffiene, so limit chocolate to 'normal' amounts. If you are diabetic, then the sugar and other carbohydrates in the chocolate can cause problems. ...Read more

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What is the effect of eating sweets like icecream, chocolate, and cakes on pregnancy?

What is the effect of eating sweets like icecream, chocolate, and cakes on pregnancy?

Weight gain.: Eating sugary sweets cause weight gain and can cause blood sugar highs followed by lows. Please ask your obstetrician about dietary guidelines for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you eat chocolate during pregnancy?

Can you eat chocolate during pregnancy?

Of course!: Just do not carry it to excess (as with all things!). There is some caffeine / stimulant properties in it, but usually this is not a factor in reasonable serving sizes. Ask your OB if any specific concerns. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and avoiding all caffeine. Does white chocolate have caffeine in it?

I'm pregnant and avoiding all caffeine. Does white chocolate have caffeine in it?

Trace amounts: It only contains trace amounts of caffeine. Unless you develop problems like diabetes in pregnancy (called gestational diabetes) then this should be completely safe during pregnancy. Good luck and enjoy without guilt! ...Read more

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Does eating sweets,chocolates and ice creams make baby big? Im 31.5weeks pregnant.

Does eating sweets,chocolates and ice creams make baby big? Im 31.5weeks pregnant.

Yes: The more unhealthy food you eat during a pregnancy... The more you gain, and if you have an issue with diabetes and your sugars are high this could result in a big baby too.. Eat healthy for you and your baby :) ...Read more