Many pregnant women cut out caffeine from their diet the minute they find out they are expecting, due to fears it may increase their risk for miscarriage or premature birth.
However, a statement issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) puts some fears to rest. The group states that moderate caffeine intake, less than 200 milligrams a day, won't increase pregnancy complications.
Typically one 12-ounce cup of coffee daily is okay, but coffee drinkers should be aware that there can be discrepancies in different blends.
“Moderate caffeine consumption” also includes drinking about four 8-ounce cups of tea or about five 12-ounce cans of soda a day.
The full report is published in the August issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
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