What drinks are safe when pregnant?

Put down that Red Bull! It's important to be aware of which non-alcoholic drinks you should avoid while pregnant.


[SOUND] Do you know what non alcoholic drinks are safe during pregnancy? [SOUND] Take our quiz and find out. [SOUND] First question. Is it safe to drink energy drinks? If energy drinks [SOUND] are your go to during an afternoon crash, time to find another option. The key energy booster in these drinks Caffeine can spike blood pressure levels, and decrease blood flow to your baby when you overdo it. To play it safe, switch to a 12 oz cup of coffee, which contains less than 200 milligrams of caffeine. The recommended daily maximum for pregnant women. Second question is it safe to drink diet soda? [MUSIC] Yes, but limited to one or two a day. And again, keep your caffeine to under 200 milligrams a day. And stick to artificial sweeteners that are considered safe like Stevia, Equal or Nutrasweet or Splenda. Finally, is it safe to drink herbal tea? [SOUND] Yes, but choose wisely. The right kind of tea, like peppermint, could ease morning sickness. But sip the wrong one, and it could be dangerous to your growing baby. Avoid PMS, diet, cleansing, and detoxification teas. As well as those with black cohosh, blue cohosh, and **** quai. Visit fitpregnancy.com/tea for the full list. [MUSIC] Ready for another pregnancy quiz? Check out parents.com/safeornot. [MUSIC] [BLANK_AUDIO].

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