Monday, 23 November 2015

Pregnant Women Often Drink Coffee, Do Impact on IQ Baby?

Pregnant Women Often Drink Coffee, Do Impact on IQ Baby? The pregnant coffee lovers can now breathe a little sigh of relief. For a study recently published in the American Journal of Epidemiology found no effect of caffeine on infant intelligence. In the study mentioned that the children of mothers who regularly drink coffee during pregnancy have an average Intelligence Quotient (IQ) is the same as an ordinary child. Children of mothers who drink coffee also did not have more behavioral problems than children in general in the future. Researchers from The Ohio State University College of Medicine reported the results after seeing compounds derived caffeine, paraxanthine, in the blood

of 2,197 pregnant women. After the child is born and aged 4-7 years, researchers then matching the data with IQ and behavior. \”Taken as a whole, we think our results it can provide security for pregnant women who love to consume caffeine within reasonable limits that one or two cups of coffee per day,\” said one researcher, Sarah Keim, as quoted by LiveScience on Monday (23/11/2015). Related to the study conducted by Keim and colleagues actually not the first study to examine whether coffee is safe for pregnant women. In 2012, other researchers also found that mothers habit of coffee

drinking does not make the baby later more frequently wake up at night. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists does suggest that pregnant women consume caffeine to less than 200 milligrams per day or the equivalent of one to two cups of coffee. This is because there are still many unknowns about the impact of caffeine on pregnancy.

Pregnant Women Often Drink Coffee, Do Impact on IQ Baby?

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