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27 wks, can i drink green tea..?

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3 years ago
im 27 weeks and when i found out i was pregnant i quit drinking green tea but iv been craving it alot and ppl tell me okay now im this far along but i just wanna make sure.

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3 years ago
Jess - I've found this for you....Pregnant women would be wise to limit the amount of green tea they drink during pregnancy, and should be careful about taking any green tea supplements. Green tea is rich in antioxidants, and has a host of health benefits relating to dental health, blood sugar levels, cholesterol, and weight loss. But researchers have found, whilst examining the active constituent of green tea, the epigallocatechins, or EGCG for short, that it may affect the way the body uses folate. Folate is important for pregnant women as it prevents neural tube birth defects in babies.Hope this helps!
3 years ago
At 27 weeks, you don't have to worry nearly as much about folate as you do in the first 6 weeks. A cup or two a day won't hurt you. Just don't over do it.
3 years ago
Limit your consumption.  Green tea has the highest level of caffience of any tea. 
3 years ago
No it doesn't scout. Black tea is the highest, then green. Google it if you don't believe me.

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