Pregnancy is a time when women need to carefully consider the effects of caffeine. Caffeine has been shown to rapidly cross the placental barrier and be present in the fetal bloodstream in concentrations similar to the mother. During pregnancy, a woman's body is more sensitive to caffeine and slower to detoxify it. Women who are pregnant will want to carefully evaluate what they take in and how it would affect their developing baby.
Caffeine and the Developing Infant
Effects of Caffeine Consumption after Birth
Coffee Drinking Affects A Pregnant Woman's Health
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