A new study has emerged that tell us it is fine for pregnant women who love their morning coffee to be able to consume a moderate amount of caffeine at maximum of 200 milligrams per day.
The new findings could bring some elation to women who suffer from fatigue and really miss that latte or cup of joe to get the day started. Scientists warn, however; not to consume too much caffeine in the early stages of pregnancy in order to avoid a miscarriage.
Chocolate lovers may also benefit from the new results. The maximum amount of consumption recommended is now approximately six candy bars per day. This is for the dark chocolate variety, which contains antioxidants and less fat and sugar.
A great way to enjoy your coffee while pregnant is in a blended iced drink like the revamped Starbucks Frappuccino. Those who are sensitive to the lactose in milk can make their drinks with soymilk. Other alternative includes rice milk, almond milk, goat’s milk, and hemp milk sold in the natural section of most grocery stores. It has also been reported by many coffee drinker that organic blends reduce any adverse affects on the stomach.