Caffeine during pregnancy guidelines

Keep an eye on how much coffee you drink whilst pregnant with our guide.

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  • Caffeine during pregnancy guidelines

    Love a latte? Crave a cappuccino? We all love a mid-morning pick-me-up, but it’s worth keeping an eye on how much coffee you drink in light of new research that advises pregnant women to limit their caffeine intake to 200mg per day – previously it was 300mg.

    Too much caffeine is thought to be linked to low birth weights, so bear in mind it’s also found in tea and cola, as well as coffee.

    Click forward to check out our guide of how much caffeine is in our favourite drinks.... 

  • Caffeine during pregnancy guidelines

    1 mug of instant coffee = 100mg
  • Caffeine during pregnancy guidelines

    1 mug of filter coffee = 140mg
  • Caffeine during pregnancy guidelines

    1 regular cappuccino or latte = 140mg
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  • Caffeine during pregnancy guidelines

    1 mug of tea = 75mg
  • Caffeine during pregnancy guidelines

    1 can of cola = up to 40mg
  • Caffeine during pregnancy guidelines

    Tall take-out coffee = aprox 250mg (check with retailer as companies vary their caffeine content)

Last updated on 29 January 2009

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