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ZERO caffeine intake is recommended for (would-be) pregnancy  

 

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27 August 2020 11:13  

No safe level of caffeine consumption for pregnant women and would-be mothers

Maternal caffeine consumption and pregnancy outcomes: a narrative review with implications for advice to mothers and mothers-to-be

Maternal caffeine consumption was associated with increased risk for four adverse outcomes:

  • miscarriage, stillbirth, low birth weight, childhood acute leukaemia;
  • in addition, observational studies reported significant associations with childhood weight and obesity.


The dose-responsive nature of the associations between caffeine and adverse pregnancy outcomes, and the fact some studies found no threshold below which negative outcomes were absent, supports likely-causation rather than mere association.


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