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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Will drinking coffee during the early part of pregnancy cause any problems? I had daily coffee before i found out i was pregnant.
Not if 3wk after sex: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a negative result may be due to testing too early such as less than 2 weeks after conception. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does drinking black tea/coffee/freshly squeezed juices have any bad effects on my unborn baby? (I've just entered into 20th week of pregnancy).
My period is yet to come on the 23rd.can drinking cinnamon& large amounts of coffee help in preventing unwanted pregnancy if had unprotected sex?
No, but...: The large amounts of coffee will keep you awake, thinking about being pregnant. If it has only been a few days, one can call her Ob-Gyn right away, to see if emergency contraception will still work. If it is almost late for emergency contraception pills, ask about getting an IUD. An IUD works as emergency contraception and also benefits by preventing future pregnancies (until the IUD is removed). ...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
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
Is blue bunny's coffee break ice cream safe to eat during pregnancy? I believe it contains coffee liqueur.
Yes: Once in a great time it should be fine.Make sure you dont abuse it! ...Read more
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
Senna: Medline plus indicates that senna is "possibly safe" during pregnancy when used briefly, in small doses. However, it considers the herb to be "possibly unsafe" in large doses or for an extended period of time. The american pregnancy association specifically advises against stimulant laxatives during pregnancy, noting that they can cause contractions in the uterus. Senna can also lead to dehydratio. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is drinking milk chocolate made from real cocoa safe during pregnancy?I'm using nestle brand with 99.9%caffeine free on the label?I use it once a day.
Moderation: Everything in moderation. Yes, it is fine to have the occasional cup of coffee. I would not advise you to have more than one cup per day, and make this your only caffeinated beverage. ...Read more
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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