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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

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Is it safe to drink coffee during pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink coffee during pregnancy?

Yes: A recent study showed that consuming more than 200mg of caffeine per day (one 12 oz cup of coffee) was associated with a higher risk of miscarriage but that there was no difference in miscarriage rates in women who drank 1 cup per day. Switching to decaf or cutting back on caffeine is best during pregnancy but moderate consumption is generally safe. ...Read more

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How much is safe to drink when pregnant?

How much is safe to drink when pregnant?

None: If you mean alcohol, none! the developing baby is much more sensitive to the toxic effects of alcohol then we realized in the past. ...Read more

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Is it safe to consume drinking chocolate during pregnancy?

Is it safe to consume drinking chocolate during pregnancy?

As long as: U are not diabetic and in moderation, and as long as your wt gain is not excessive but you should ask your OB to make sure it is ok with your ob. ...Read more

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How much decaf is okay to drink when pregnant?

How much decaf is okay to drink when pregnant?

Moderate: Moderate consumption of even regular coffee is felt by many to be ok. In fact, at least one study has shown a reduced incidence of a group of developmental disorders called arthrogryposes by moderate caffeine intake during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink chocolate during pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink chocolate during pregnancy?

Yes: Chocolate drinks are safe but ensure that you drink it in moderation. They are high in calories. Best wishes Dr M ...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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How bad is caffeine to drink while pregnant?

How bad is caffeine to drink while pregnant?

ASK YOUR OB: And go by what your OB says i tell my pts one cup of caffinated a day is fine should not cause a problem. ...Read more

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How much coffe is safe to drink?

How much coffe is safe to drink?

Maximum is unknown: Moderate coffee drinking is safe, but the maximum safe amount is unknown. Moderate is a vague word, but probably means 3-4 cups a day (24-32 ounces). Heavy drinking is likely 6 cups or more a day, and caffeine can cause unwanted symptoms such as increased blood pressure, increased heart rate, and sometimes irregular heart beats. Caffeine in larger doses is a mildly addictive stimulant. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink eno during pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink eno during pregnancy?

Check other options.: Eno – manufacturer recommends that you consult with your physician if pregnant or breast-feeding. The basic ingredient is fda pregnancy category c. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink tea with milk during pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink tea with milk during pregnancy?

What sort of tea: Most teas and milk should be fine during pregnancy, although you should avoid drinking large amounts of caffeinated beverages because of known and possible effects. Also, there may be herbs which might affect your pregnancy. The best answer is to speak to your ob/gyn or midwife. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to drink water during pregnacy?

Is it harmful to drink water during pregnacy?

No, hydration is: Important during pregnancy. Water is the best way to hydrate. Just insure that water is from a safe source. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink lemon water during periods?

Lemon juice claims: Lemons are rumored to prevent your period, induce your period, slow your period, stop your period ; lighten your period. I have not found any studies to support these claims. If anyone has seen scientific literature to the contrary – i would be interested. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink expectorant during pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink expectorant during pregnancy?

Avoid: Plain Guaifenesin, the active ingredient in Mucinex (guaifenesin) and Robitussin, is pregnancy Class C. That means it has not been formally tested on humans but has had some adverse effect on animals during testing. There is very little that is considered really safe in pregnancy. If sick, rest, drink plenty of water, and eat as well as possible. Not much different advice from the rest of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink caffeine before exercising?

Is it safe to drink caffeine before exercising?

Caffeine & Exercise: Recent medical journals have indicated that caffeine prior to exercise actually can be beneficial. Be careful of how you decide to drink your caffeine, though. The studies were done with coffee intake, which is well tolerated by many people. Stay clear of creamers or milk-based additions to your caffeine. Also, sodas and carbonated beverages are not recommended. ...Read more

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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