Is it bad to drink coffee during pregnancy?
To help you cut back on caffeine:
- First, limit coffee to one or two cups a day.
- Start mixing decaffeinated coffee with regular coffee.
- Then, stop drinking the caffeinated coffee.
Can drinking coffee prevent pregnancy?
The findings, published at the European Society for Human Reproduction & Embryology (ESHRE) conference in Barcelona, suggest that drinking large amounts of coffee can reduce a woman’s chances of getting pregnant by a quarter. Researchers looked at more than 8,000 women who had IVF treatment between 1983 and 1995 in the Netherlands.
How much caffeine can you have during pregnancy?
Though caffeine has benefits, health authorities recommend watching your intake during pregnancy. Most experts agree that caffeine is safe during pregnancy if limited to 200 mg or less per day. This equals about 1–2 cups (240–580 mL) of coffee or 2–4 cups (540–960 mL) of caffeinated tea.
Can you drink coffee during pregnancy?
Your browser cannot play this video. Yes, you can drink coffee during pregnancy, but you might need to drink less than normal or switch to decaf coffee. This is because coffee contains caffeine. The NHS says, when you’re pregnant, you should limit the amount of caffeine you drink to around 200mg a day.