The bottom line. During pregnancy, it’s generally considered OK to drink a soda once in a while. However, you’ll want to make sure you don’t drink sodas too often because they contain caffeine, sugars, or artificial sweeteners.
What happens if you drink soda while pregnant?
Drinking it during pregnancy was linked to poorer fine motor, visual, spatial and visual motor abilities in early childhood (around age 3). By mid-childhood (age 7), kids whose moms drank diet sodas while pregnant had poorer verbal abilities, the study findings reported.
What drinks to avoid while pregnant?
Here are 6 drink to avoid during pregnancy:
- Unpasteurized milk.
- Unpasteurized juices.
- Caffeinated beverages.
- Sugary sodas.
- Drinks with artificial sweeteners, like diet soda.
Will drinking soda hurt my baby?
Drinking soda while pregnant can raise your risk of some pregnancy complications, and can raise your baby’s risk of developing health conditions such as asthma and obesity.
Can drinking soda cause miscarriage?
New research shows that consuming more than 200 mg of caffeine a day can double a pregnant woman’s chances of miscarriage.
Which fruit should be avoided during pregnancy?
Papaya– It tops the list for obvious reasons. Raw or semi ripe papaya contains latex which can induce premature contractions and that can be dangerous for your baby.
Can I drink club soda while pregnant?
Health care providers recommend that pregnant women exclude carbonated and energy drinks if possible, as they may contain large amounts of sugar, caffeine, colorants, and preservatives. Some energy drinks are high in both sugar and caffeine.
Why do I crave Coke when pregnant?
When cravings are more likely
If you’ve experienced a sudden love for cakes and fizzy drinks during the first few months of pregnancy, there’s a reason for it. Duke says that most cravings occur in the first and second trimester as a result of the dramatic shift in hormones.