Reasons To Minimize Caffeine While You’re Pregnant …300 mg Is The Magic Number

Researchers suggest that pregnant women drop their caffeine intake to less than 300 milligrams per day. This allows for two to three 8-ounce cups of coffee. Some of the reasons: miscarriage, low birth rate, preterm labor, increased heart rate, diuretics tamper with the body’s absorption of iron, caffeine lessens appetite for more nutritional foods that mother and baby need.