Pregnant Women Can Drink A Few Cups Of Coffee A Day Without Causing Harm To Baby, Say Experts


Experts have described a new study which links caffeine with harm during pregnancy as alarmist. The controversial research paper, published in the BMJ Evidence Based Medicine, says women should cut out coffee completely in order to prevent carriage, low birth weight and stillbirth.

However, the NHS, the European Food Safety Authority and the American and UK Colleges of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists say this is extreme, and that, while mothers-to-be should limit their caffeine intake, consuming 200mg or less a day should not pose any significant risk.

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