TITLE

Is caffeine in pregnancy giving you the jitters?

AUTHOR(S)
Monti, Davorka
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
International Journal of Childbirth Education;Mar2007, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the different risks posed by caffeine consumption during pregnancy on the mother and fetus. Researchers found that more than 150 mg daily consumption of caffeine will lead to a significant increase in the risk of spontaneous abortion and low birthweight babies in pregnant women. Therefore, pregnant women were encouraged to consume less caffeine-containing beverages and avoid caffeine-containing foods and drugs.
ACCESSION #
24599422

 

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