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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

Dr. Jon Fishburn
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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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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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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 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

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Is it okay to drink tea when your pregnant?

Is it okay to drink tea when your pregnant?

Yes: How much is the key. Keep it to 1-2 small cups a day. ...Read more

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Is it possible to drink too much water while pregnant?

Is it possible to drink too much water while pregnant?

Yes: Water intoxication is rare but deadly. Just follow your body's clues. Sensations of hunger and thirst are our body's way of telling us what it needs. I never tell pregnant women to force themselves to drink water. Drink to quench your thirst. ...Read more

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How much detox tea can I drink before it is harmful to me?

How much detox tea can I drink before it is harmful to me?

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

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Is it ok to drink beer while on warfarin? If so, hoe much is too much? And how is it ok to drink?

Is it ok to drink beer while on warfarin? If so, hoe much is too much? And how is it ok to drink?

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

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Is it okay to drink soda while pregnant?

Is it okay to drink soda while pregnant?

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 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 ok to drink wine during pregnancy? If so what kind?

NO: No you are not supposed to drink any alcohol during pregnancy, if u do have top have a glass which u are not supposed to do, it is safer one you are toward the end , like late in the 3rd trimester. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Is it ok to drink caffeine while pregnant?

Is it ok to drink caffeine while pregnant?

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 more

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How bad is it to drink while pregnant? How much is safe for the baby?

How bad is it to drink while pregnant? How much is safe for the baby?

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

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Is it okay to drink while pregnant?

Is it okay to drink while pregnant?

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 more

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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?

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?

Energy drinks: there has been conflicting studies on whether caffeine can affect fertility. I would suggest limiting your caffeine intake if trying to get pregnant (there are some who feel caffeine keeps the egg from maturing) on your period it probably does not matter. ...Read more