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Pregnancy Week 7: Caffeine During Pregnancy

First things first, if you’re pregnant, I’m not going to tell you to give up caffeine altogether! Did I just hear a collective sigh of relief? While you don’t have to give it up completely, it is a good idea to take stock of the various sources of caffeine in your diet and to limit your intake. TheMarch of Dimes recommends no more than 200 mg of caffeine per day which is about the amount in a 12 ounce cup of regular coffee (that’s a “Tall” cup for you Sbux lovers out there!)

Continue reading for tips to curb caffeine consumption and information about caffeine content of food and drink…

Tea for Two? Kids and Caffeine

Hailey has developed a taste for iced tea. Not sweet tea mind you, but it is regular, caffeinated, black tea. I can probably count on two hands the number of times she’s had a taste, but ever since she had (and much-to-my-surprise) liked her first sip, I’ve been wondering if I should be worried about the caffeine she’s consuming (at the start of this investigation my gut said yes).

Continue reading on Smart Eating For Kids…

NOTE: This post was added to Indulgent Wellness on October 5, 2014 in an effort to compile all my posts in one place. I backdated the post to match the date it was published on Smart Eating for Kids.