4th November 2019

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Is it safe to drink coffee during pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink coffee during pregnancy? Yes, but hold the refills. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends limiting your caffeine consumption to fewer than 200 milligrams (mg) per day. That's about what you'd get from drinking one 10-ounce cup of Starbucks coffee.

Can too much caffeine cause stillbirth?

There are several studies that have shown evidence for increased risk of miscarriage or early stillbirth delivery among pregnant women who consumed more than moderate amounts of caffeine. A 2002 study showed that women who drank 8 or more coffees (>800mg) were at greater risk for early stillbirth. src.

Can I drink caffeine when pregnant?

To err on the side of caution, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) advises pregnant women to limit their caffeine intake to less than 200 milligrams per day, which is about one 11-ounce cup of coffee (See the chart below to get a sense of the amount of caffeine in common beverages and foods.)
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