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I've been eating healthily during my whole pregnancy but i also have a coffee (decaf) and chocolate everyday (100/150 gr of dark chocolate). Is it bad?

I've been eating healthily during my whole pregnancy but i also have a coffee (decaf) and chocolate everyday (100/150 gr of dark chocolate). Is it bad?

No, not at all: Caffeine, less than 200mg a day is definitely okay in pregnancy. New studies have come out saying so. Even american college of ob/gyn issued a statement recently stating that. One cup of coffee usually has around 90 and a shot of expresso, around 75mg. So you could easily have a double shot latte! dark chocolate has health benefits and has even less caffeine. So you're definitely okay! ...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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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

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I have mild chocolate cryst of 1 CM on left side can it be harmful for getting pregnant?

I have mild chocolate cryst of 1 CM on left side can it be harmful for getting pregnant?

Yes: Chocolate cyst is one of commen signs of endometriosis. It will decrease your chance of conceiving. Due to the size, I do not recommend surgery at this time. You should try to conceive early, because pregnancy is an excellent treatment for endometriosis! ...Read more