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How many cups of coffee should a pregnant woman drink during the week?

How many cups of coffee should a pregnant woman drink during the week?

0-1/day: Caffeine does cross the placenta. Here are recommendations from otis: http://www.Otispregnancy.Org/files/caffeine.Pdf most studies have shown that 1 cup of coffee/day does not seem to harm the fetus. Remember, if you stop drinking coffee abruptly, you may get rebound headaches from the lack of caffeine so tapering down w/half caffeine + half decaf may be wise. ...Read more

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Is it okay for a pregnant women to drink coffee ?

Is it okay for a pregnant women to drink coffee ?

Yes and no: Ask your ob/gyn or health care provider caring for your pregnancy as caffeinated coffee can raise your blood pressure which is detrimental when pregnant. Decaffeinated coffee is fine. ...Read more

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Is it ok to for me to drink one cup of coffee a day while I am pregnant.?

Is it ok to for me to drink one cup of coffee a day while I am pregnant.?

Moderation: Nothing has ever shown a moderate amount of caffeine is harmful. Don't overdo anything, and you should be fine. However, no amount of alcohol or smoking is considered safe.... ...Read more

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I just found out I'm pregnant and I was wondering if one cup of coffee a day is safe during pregnancy?

I just found out I'm pregnant and I was wondering if one cup of coffee a day is safe during pregnancy?

Coffee and pregnancy: no more than one small cup (no extra large cups of coffee) or can of products with caffeine per day is recommended, (That's a total, so you'll need to avoid multiple sources of caffeine on the same day.) In addition, avoid consuming energy drinks and other products that contain large amounts of caffeine. More than 200mg Caffeine a day could cause low wight at birth and decrease blood flow to ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink one cup of normal coffee per day? Pregnant 25 weeks

Is it ok to drink one cup of 
normal coffee per day? Pregnant 25 weeks

Yes.: Good measure is always an excellent idea. There is no evidence that a cup of coffee daily has any effect on the pregnancy (good, bad, or otherwise). If you like it and cannot do without it, go ahead, but do not exceed 2-3 cups daily. ...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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13weeks pregnant very tired and sleepy at work right now! will one cup of coffee hurt?!-:/

13weeks pregnant very tired and sleepy at work right now! will one cup of coffee hurt?!-:/

No absolutely not: You can have up to 200 mg of caffeine in a day in pregnancy. And believe me, there have been a lot of studies that have come out in last few years on this. Most coffee 8oz is going to have around 100mg. A shot of espresso is even less at around 75mg. If it's your thing, i saw the other day that starbucks released it's pumpkin spiced latte early! :-). ...Read more

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Is a small cup of coffee (75 mg of caffeine) okay during pregnancy? if that is the extent of my daily intake?

OK: The current recommendations are to limit caffeine becasue it can effect blood flow to the fetus. If you need to drink coffee, then limit it to ...Read more