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Is it safe to drink green tea while pregnant?

Is it safe to drink green tea while pregnant?

No: Green tea has caffeine in it so should be avoided, just like coffee and caffeinated sodas. Try switching to herbal teas or find a green tea that specifically says it is decaffeinated. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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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 ok to drink kombucha tea while pregnant?

Is it ok to drink kombucha tea while pregnant?

Safe in moderation?: Kombucha contains alcohol but generally less than 1%. Experts have differing opinions on the safety of alcohol in pregnancy. Many feel none is safe but studies suggest 2 drinks a week is safe. One would need to have 5-6 kombuchas to equal one beer, so one a day is probably safe, but it might be wise to minimize in 1st trimester. See http://slate.Me/1be8iat ; http://bit.Ly/188r9b6 for more info. ...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 detox teas while pregnant?

Is it okay to drink detox teas while pregnant?

No: Avoid detoxification teas and in general avoid supplements when pregnant. ...Read more

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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 hibiscus tea safe to drink while pregnant?

Is hibiscus tea safe to drink while pregnant?

Not Safe: Multiple sources state that hibiscus tea may have "anti fertility" effects during pregnancy and may cause miscarriages. It is supposed to have potent anti-estrogenic properties. So don't take the chance and drink it ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink peppermint tea while breast-feeding?

Is it safe to drink peppermint tea while breast-feeding?

Maybe: I do not know of any issue with herbal peppermint tea which is natural and soothing. I would avoid caffeine teas. ...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 possible for me to drink green tea slimming tea while breastfeeding?

Is it possible for me to drink green tea slimming tea while breastfeeding?

Breast Feeding: As long as you are eating a balanced diet with all recommended nutrients, you can have some green tea. I have no comment on slimming tea. Are you trying to loose weight drastically? Talk to your own doctor. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink green tea while taking tamoxifen?

Is it okay to drink green tea while taking tamoxifen?

Yes- may help!: There are no known adverse interactions between green tea and tamoxifen. Green tea has powerful anti-cancer properties. There is some research that even suggests that the benefits of tamoxifen are enhanced by taking green tea. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/16785249. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink sparkling water while pregnant?

Is it safe to drink sparkling water while pregnant?

Being Pregnant: Yes. of course. Millions of women throughout the world drink mineral or "sparkling' water daily. ...Read more