Caffeine Causes Smaller Babies

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Caffeine Causes Smaller Babies

A study at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands has indicated that pregnant women who drank more than six cups of coffee a day can cause the baby's birth is shorter and less weight. The study involving 7300 it has provided a conclusion that caffeine intake seems to affect the growth of first trimester fetal length and so on.

Researchers also suggested that caffeine can also affect low birth weight, but it will also be developed further research on the impact of caffeine consumption for pregnant women. They also cautioned that although drinking is not only up to six cups a day is safe it is not true.

The possibility of further impacts for pregnant women who consume excessive caffeine was miscarried fetuses. Its recommended that pregnant women consume no more than 200 milligrams of caffeine per day, the number found in a single 12-ounce cup of coffee in the U.S.