If you’re a Caffeine Lover Mom, then you must be worried about the intake of your Caffeine per day while Breastfeeding your Baby.
To keep you Energetic and cope up with the stress of Motherhood, you can drink a little bit of Coffee, Tea, or Sodas. Too much intake of caffeine in your body can affect you and your baby in some way. As it will make the entry in your Baby’s Body through Breastmilk.
Some Babies are sensitive to caffeine, which could make them restless, irritable, wakeful, and fussy, especially during the initial months. It’s advisable for mothers to avoid the excess intake of caffeine, till the Baby is One Year Old. It’s advisable to eat foods like whole grains, fruit and vegetables, and dairy products.
Limit your caffeine intake between 200 to 300 mg per day. It’s like 1½ mugs of coffee or 3 to 4 small cups of tea.
Food and Drinks Contain Caffeine
- A Bar of Chocolate
- Sports Drinks
- Coco-Cola and other soda’s
- A small cup of brewed drip coffee
- Coffee and Tea
- Over-the-counter medicines
Below is the Amount of Caffeine in Drinks
- 140mg – 1 Cup of filter coffee
- 100mg – 1 Cup of instant coffee
- 75mg – 1 Cup of tea
- 40mg – 1 Bottle of cola drink (400ml)
- 50mg – 1 Small (50g) plain chocolate bar
- 80mg – 1 Small (250ml) can of energy drink