New Guidelines On Pregnancy And Caffeine

July 22, 2010 Updated Jul 22, 2010 at 9:18 PM EDT

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July 22, 2010 Updated Jul 22, 2010 at 9:18 PM EDT

Pregnant moms may not have to give up a daily java or latte for the sake of their unborn babies. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology says having moderate amounts of caffeine doesn't appear to be a major contributor to miscarriage or premature birth. That advice is based on the evidence from two large recent studies. A moderate amount of caffeine means no more than a cup and a half of coffee a day.

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