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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Drink Coffee When Pregnant

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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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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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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 safe to drink wine while pregnant?

Is it safe to drink wine while pregnant?

NO!: It is very harmful to the health of your baby if you drink alcohol while you are pregnant. Make the small sacrifice these nine months to give your baby a lifetime of health. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink wine while pregnant?

Is it safe to drink wine while pregnant?

No: Absolutely not. Your body is the "temple" for the developing fetus and everything in your blood stream goes directly to the fetus. Moreover you run the risk of the fetal alcohol syndrome causing irreparable damage to the child. This is a major no-no for OB MD"s everywhere and should be for you too. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink sprite while pregnant?

Is it safe to drink sprite while pregnant?

Yes, but consider: Taking in healthier calories (not empty calories). ...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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Is it safe to drink chamomile tea when pregnant?

Is it safe to drink chamomile tea when pregnant?

Tea & pregnancy: It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary (in large amounts), hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, oregano, cinnamon, anise, senna or sage tea. Chamomile should not be used in large quantities (like extract) Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. Ginger, lime, barley,> ...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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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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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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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 eat pepper when pregnant?

Is it safe to eat pepper when pregnant?

Yes!: Black pepper is an excellent source of manganese, with just 2 teaspoons of pepper containing over 12 percent of your daily recommended value of the mineral. The same amount of pepper also contains 8.6 percent of the daily recommended amount of vitamin k. It is afe during pregnancy, just do not go overboard! ...Read more

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While pregnant is it safe to eat gator?

While pregnant is it safe to eat gator?

Yes: However i would run if i were the gator! ...Read more