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when you are breastfeeding and you really need TO WAKE UP in the morning, what do you have? I use to love my cofee, but now what I do?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:57 AM on May. 11, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My doctor has said its safe to have two cups of coffee a day with out harming baby. Drinking more wouldnt harm baby, but could give you and possibly baby headaches. I use to love coffee. I quit drinkin most caffiene with my First pregnancy, but drank some ice coffee while Breastfeeding. Now that I'm pregnant and brestfeeding I don't have caffiene anymore just because it affects me more so now that I have a fourteen month old, a fetus and myself depending on what I eat. But a cup or two should be fine.
    LucasMama08

    Answer by LucasMama08 at 3:05 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • its a proven fact that an apple first thing in the morning does the same as a cup of coffee... dont ask me how though!!!!
    or i would suggest a freezing cold glass of water!!!!
    sunshine89

    Answer by sunshine89 at 3:46 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • i asked my dr about this because im a huge energy drinker... he said one energy drink is fine... the one i drink has less caffeine than a cup of coffee does... so i have that! :) not regularly though, but if i feel like one ill get one.. otherwise.. just some iced cold water lol
    MomNbabyGirl009

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 3:48 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • Water! Being even the teeniest bit dehydrated can leave you feeling really sleepy. That said, when my daughter was three months old and past colic, I went back to one double-shot of expresso in the morning.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:05 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • I have coffee.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 7:01 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • Two cups of coffee a day is fine.
    ambcofield

    Answer by ambcofield at 8:17 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • As long as your baby isnt senstitive to caffiene then drink your coffee! If you drink caffiene and baby shows extra fussiness or colic symptoms then you know you shouldnt have caffiene anymore.
    sk_tennyson

    Answer by sk_tennyson at 8:30 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • one coffee is fine but juice or a smoothie with fruit is good too
    goatmom4

    Answer by goatmom4 at 8:30 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • I drink decaff cause I am used to the taste of coffee. Even though I just stopped breastfeeding I still am on decaff because I found it helps me sleep better @ night and I no longer have the tummy aches I got from the caffiene.
    pamom222

    Answer by pamom222 at 8:31 AM on May. 11, 2009

  • You can still have that cup of coffee!
    http://www.kellymom.com/health/lifestyle/caffeine.html
    MamaCeleste0722

    Answer by MamaCeleste0722 at 8:33 AM on May. 11, 2009

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