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Are Starbuck teas safe during pregnancy.?

Are Starbuck teas safe during pregnancy.?

Hard to say: As it depends on the type of tea, herbal vs non-herbal, and within herbal, it depends on the "herbs" included. In general most commercial teas are felt to be safe as long as consumed in moderation. But you'd be best reviewing the types of tea that you are consuming or would like to. Another great resource is: http://americanpregnancy.org/pregnancy-health/herbal-tea/ Best of luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz
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I'm pregnant, are there any herbal teas I should avoid during my pregnancy?

I'm pregnant, are there any herbal teas I should avoid during my pregnancy?

Careful: There are probably at least a dozen. The one i can name off the top of my head is raspberry leaf tea.. Be very cautious about this. Medications are derived from plants so herbal teas can have impact. Research each herbal tea on a reliable botanical website. ...Read more

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What kind of teas can i drink during pregnancy .?

What kind of teas can i drink during pregnancy .?

Teas & 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. Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. Ginger, lime, barley, peppermint and thyme tea are safe during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Im currently 9 weeks prgnant. Is coffee/tea okay during pregnncy? & since i'm lactose intolerant, what can I take for my baby? Pls advise.

Im currently 9 weeks prgnant. Is coffee/tea okay during pregnncy? & since i'm lactose intolerant, what can I take for my baby? Pls advise.

Decaf and lactofree: You can enjoy your teas and even some coffee, but i would realy stick to decaf as much as possible. As far as being lactose intolerant (and i know from personal experience), there are many lacotse free products out there now. You can buy lactose free milk (tastes exactly like regular milk), and can use that to make things like pudding, etc. Also, yogurt is a good addition for more dairy. ...Read more

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Early detection: digital or traditional? What's considered early pregnancy?

Early detection: digital or traditional? What's considered early pregnancy?

Cheap: Over the counter pregnancy tests are incredibly accurate. Don't spend money one expensive ones. You can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception with an inexpensive over the counter test. ...Read more

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My fiancé is really interested in using a mid wife for our pregnancy. What are the trade offs for using a midwife versus a traditional obgyn.

My fiancé  is really interested in using a mid wife for our pregnancy.  What are the trade offs for using a midwife versus a traditional obgyn.

Varies: In one of my 2 hospitals nurse/midwives practice with a obgyn group and admit their patients into rooms side by side. When a problem arises, which will in 10% or more of labors, they have immediate access to OB backup. In such a setting, safety for mom and baby is assured. Those that promote home births, loose part of that safety factor. Those that do accept the risk.I discourage it. ...Read more

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Can I take tea during pregnancy..?

Can I take tea during pregnancy..?

That depends on : Which tea you are talking about. T is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary, hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, anise or sage tea. Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. ...Read more

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Lipton tea is it good at 37th week of pregnancy?

Lipton tea is it good at 37th week of pregnancy?

Moderate caffeine: A little bit of caffeine is fine in pregnancy. Just don't go overboard. So a cup of tea a day is fine. ...Read more

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Whats the effect of ceylon tea on 37weeks pregnancy?

Whats the effect of ceylon tea on 37weeks pregnancy?

Bloating/constipated: Ceylon tea contains fermented black tea leaves. Rich in caffeine, each cup can have 42-72 mg of caffeine (8 oz cup), making it easy to go over the maximum recommended amount in pregnancy (200mg/day). It also has a diuretic effect meaning it triggers water loss, making you constipated. Avoid it if you feel bloated or having < 3 bms per week. Early, some believe caffeine is assoc with miscarriages. ...Read more