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Here are the main reasons why you should avoid coffein while pregnant.

You may be one of the millions of folks who love their daily cups of caffee tea, soft drinks, or cocoa. You’re definitely not alone when it comes to our love of caffeine.

Pregnant people are generally advised to limit their caffeine intake to less than 200milligrams per day, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Caffeine is absorbed very quickly and passes easily into the placenta. Because babies and their placentas don’t have the main enzyme needed to metabolize caffeine, high levels can build up.

High caffeine intake during pregnancy has been shown to restrict fetal growth and increase the risk of low birth weight at delivery.

So keep an eye on your daily cup of joe or soda to make sure baby doesn’t have exposure to too much caffeine.

This article is of good health to pregnant women hence don't forget to share and drop your advice to people who still find it hard to avoid coffein while pregnant.

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