The truth about caffeine and pregnancy


Should a baby bump stand in your way of enjoying a daily cup of coffee?

Pregnancy is a mixture of joy, anticipation, and a long list of do’s and don’ts for many women. This list often involves food, beverages and medications that are deemed harmful to the unborn child – some proven, others not. While many doctors would advise pregnant women to avoid alcohol due to evidence that heavy drinking can cause birth defects, their views on other drinks such as coffee are less consistent.

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