Caffeine Dangers for Pregnant Women

Loving coffee and do not want to part from it? If you are pregnant, you should forget the coffee. Find a safer alternative beverages, for the fetus.

U.S. researchers ensure they have strong evidence to suggest that caffeine is harmful to pregnancy. The pregnant women who consume caffeine in large quantities every day in the early months of pregnancy are at risk of miscarriage is higher.

For greatest banar safe, expectant mothers should avoid caffeinated beverages of any kind during the initial 5 months of pregnancy, the researchers said in a research report published in the American Journal Obstretics and Gynecology.

Previous studies have revealed that pregnant women who consume three cups of coffee or 300 mg of caffeine a day face an increased risk of miscarriage than pregnant women who avoid caffeine.

The researchers found the risk of miscarriage increases with the increasing consumption of caffeine daily, whether from coffee, tea, hot chocolate, other caffeinated beverages, or a combination of all of them.

Mothers who consumed 200 mg of caffeine or more per day had a risk of miscarriage 2x greater than those who avoid it altogether.

For the purposes of the study, said 200 mg of caffeine equivalent to two cups of coffee measuring 7.5 oz or 5 cans of caffeinated soda drink a 12 oz per day.

The expectant mother should avoid caffeine at least in the first 3 or 4 months of pregnancy, suggestions De Kun Li difisi epidemiologist and research from Oakland California.

Experts believe caffeine can disturb the fetus because the compounds can cross the placenta, but can not be digested easily by the metabolic system undeveloped fetus. Caffeine can also make blood vessels constrict, which eventually led to reduced blood flow keplasenta.