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teas and pregnancy...

my cousin just found out shes pregnant! yay! but she has always been a "tea fanatic".... she drinks all kinds of chinese herbal teas.... she is concerned about harming her baby.... do any of you know if any herbal tea is harmful????

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Asked by SQ13 at 1:44 PM on Aug. 18, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I don't think so, but tea does have caffeine in it. I would suggest she find decaf teas.

    Answer by JGRIMMER at 1:51 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • I would say she's ok so long as she sticks to teas you can buy at the grocery store. At least those you know don't contain anything harmful.

    Answer by HotMama330 at 2:11 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • Raspberry leaf and Chamomile should be avoided during the first trimester for sure. I would ask a doctor about any other ones she drinks on a regular basis.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 7:53 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

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