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Tea while Prenant?

im in my second trimester and ive been craving tea all week, does anyone know any safe teas i can drink and which ones i should stay away from?

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Lakoia

Asked by Lakoia at 6:52 PM on Aug. 26, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • just stay away from caffeinated ones-read the label
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:53 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • None with caffiene
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 6:53 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • Non-caffiene.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 6:54 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • Herbal  tea is ok

    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 6:55 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • I drank iced tea (Lipton--fresh brewed not the bottled stuff) all through all my pregnancies. In fact I didn't stop doing anything during my pregnancies. I ate and drank everything like I normally do (except beer which I only drink occasionally anyway so it wasn't a big deal).
    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 6:59 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • I drink fresh Lipton Ice Tea during pregnancy. I fix it myself, cause I hate the taste of the bottle teas.
    DesertRose75

    Answer by DesertRose75 at 7:02 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • If you are anti caffeine during pregnancy, have decaf. If you don't mind some caffeine during pregnancy, then it doesn't matter, just possibly avoid Raspberry tea as it is something that can potentially cause contractions.
    WillDoDa

    Answer by WillDoDa at 7:05 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • Haha I feel your pain! I have been craving iced tea since I concieved!!!!!! Just watch how much because of the caffene, but you should be ok with a glass a day.
    Casumael

    Answer by Casumael at 7:07 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • I drank tea wile I was pregnant with my girls. I also had to have caffeine so I would have one pepsi a day so I wouldnt get the killer head ache for not having it. ( and I know that's not what you asked but I think one pop is fine during pregnancy).
    jojolicious220

    Answer by jojolicious220 at 7:08 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • Red raspberry leaf tea is great while pregnant and I think it tastes very similar to regular tea when it's cold. RRL is full of vitamins and minerals and it's a uterine tonic so it will help your uterus prepare for labor!
    jupiter84

    Answer by jupiter84 at 7:40 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

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