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How Much Decaf Is Okay To Drink When Pregnant
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
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
Varies: There are many formulas and agents in this category. Dose depends on the agents being used, your metabolism, health conditions, etc. The safest thing to do is simply follow the instructions on the label. ...Read more
Not a good idea: Warfarin is very sensitive to changes in the body, and to changes in one's diet or medications. If a person absolutely must drink alcoholic beverages, she has to work out a plan with her primary doctor to follow the changes in blood test results and adjustments in medication dose. That's probably the only way to figure out how much of an effect a given amount of alcohol has on one specific person. ...Read more
Avoid if possible!: Sodas are unnecessary for anyone, let alone pregnant women and their unborn fetuses, they are not a source of vitamins nor nutrients of any use - they just provide sugar and caffeine - neither of which is advisable during pregnancy. So , it is ok to have some, but you would be better off if you had none. You decide! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much drinking decaf green tea is too much? I gave up coffee for this and iove it. Just want to make sure its ok to drink a lot in one day.
Very safe unless...: You would want to limit caffeinated green tea due to the caffeine content but it is safe for most people to drink copious quantities of decaf green tea. However, there is one important exception; those with certain autoimmune diseases could have them aggravated by green tea. If you do not have autoimmune issues then it is quite safe. See http://www.Precisionnutrition.Com/rr-green-tea-hazards. ...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
Bad choice: The early reports of fetal alcohol effects surfaced first in the 1950's& again in the 70's. The most prominent effects were dose related; the worst fetal damage to the highest alcohol intake. Research has shown direct toxic effects of alcohol on the nerves of the fetal brain & many suggest much of the add we see today is related to alcohol intake. No level of alcohol intake is considered safe. ...Read more
Sure: If you like it you may drink it. There are no restrictions on carbonated water. ...Read more
Is it okay to drink caffeine while taking amoxicillion? I only drink about 80 mg a day but I just want to make sure it is safe
Yes: ..it is safe. Thanks for trusting HealthTap. ...Read more
Generally not: Fetal alcohol syndrome (fas) , which can cause growth problems, facial abnormalities and central nervous system issues in the newborn, is the result of maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy. It is quite likely that FAS will only result from heavy and repeated drinking, but there is no certainty in that regard so all groups recommend against any alcohol from conception to birth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do energy drinks affect fertility and how often is it OK to drink it if you're trying to concieve? Also is it OK to energy drinks on period?
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