8 doctors weighed in:
Is it really safe to drink caffeine?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes in moderation it is fine.

In brief: Yes
Yes in moderation it is fine.
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Dr. Alysia Townsend
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Yes, but you should limit your intake to the equivalent of two 6 oz cups of coffee daily or 1-2 cola beverages.

In brief: Yes
Yes, but you should limit your intake to the equivalent of two 6 oz cups of coffee daily or 1-2 cola beverages.
Dr. Alysia Townsend
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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes
Studies have shown that a cup or two of coffee is safe in pregnancy.
A small cola or a cup of tea are the same. However, if you have high blood pressure you should avoid caffeine since it may increase your blood pressure even more.

In brief: Yes
Studies have shown that a cup or two of coffee is safe in pregnancy.
A small cola or a cup of tea are the same. However, if you have high blood pressure you should avoid caffeine since it may increase your blood pressure even more.
Dr. Megan Bird
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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes
During pregnancy limit intake to 1-2 servings.
Excessive caffine has been shown to cause pregnancy complications. If not pregnant excessive caffeine can also cause problems --hypertension, GI problems, and insomnia.

In brief: Yes
During pregnancy limit intake to 1-2 servings.
Excessive caffine has been shown to cause pregnancy complications. If not pregnant excessive caffeine can also cause problems --hypertension, GI problems, and insomnia.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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Dr. Kevin O'neil
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
In brief: Yes
A moderate caffeine intake, such as two 8oz cups of coffee per day, is probably safe.
However, caffeine is a diuretic which means you'll need to increase your water intake to make up for the excess you lose. Also, drinking caffeinated beverages will cause you to have to urinate more often which is already a problem for most pregnant women.

In brief: Yes
A moderate caffeine intake, such as two 8oz cups of coffee per day, is probably safe.
However, caffeine is a diuretic which means you'll need to increase your water intake to make up for the excess you lose. Also, drinking caffeinated beverages will cause you to have to urinate more often which is already a problem for most pregnant women.
Dr. Kevin O'neil
Dr. Kevin O'neil
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