+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: coffee

  1. #1
    Posting Addict
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    SW Ohio

    Default coffee

    I drank no caffeine while nursing DS1 for 14 months. I haven't drank any coffee this pregnancy either. I miss it!! LOL I know I may need a little bit when my new baby boy comes. I know I will not need much to get going since it has been so long since I have had it. Would a cup be a bad thing when I go back to work after 12 weeks? (however, I may need some before then ) Just curious if any of you drank coffee while nursing and how much.
    DS 8/08
    M/C 10/10

    Make a pregnancy ticker

  2. #2
    Posting Addict ErikaArcher's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    feeding my hippograff and blast ended skrewts


    Coffee is fine. Some babies can be stimualted by the caffiene and others aren't effected in the same way. 1 cup in the morning isn't going to *hurt* the baby and you'll just have to see if your LO is sensative to it.

    Homebirthing, breastfeeding, sling wearing, cloth diapering momma to 3 girls ages 7 and 6 year old twins and peanut #4 due sometime in late September

  3. #3
    Posting Addict mommycarrie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006


    I don't drink coffee because I don't like it, but I do drink soda with caffiene. I try to limit it to about two a day. If I noticed my baby being jittery I would cut back, but with two kids I've never noticed a problem.

    Katie - April 2010 . . . Drew - May 2007

  4. #4
    Posting Addict Marite13's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Southeast Asia


    I drink coffee now, and am still nursing. I actually started drinking it when DD was about 11 mos, and I never saw any difference in her. I have two cups every morning now. I also drank some coffee while pregnant, sometimes decaf, sometimes regular...never really was a problem!
    Mara & Joel, 2009

  5. #5
    Posting Addict TiggersMommy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Tucson, AZ


    I would have drank coffee during my pregnancy if the smell didn't make me want to run for the bathroom. A cup a day wouldn't have hurt. Now if I'd been drinking 4-5 cups were day I most certainly would have cut back purposefully. I didn't drink coffee after DD was born until she was about 2 months old. Not because I was worried about how it would effect her but because I didn't feel I needed it and it was a lot easier to fall asleep while she napped if I wasn't consuming caffeine. Now I drink 1-2 cups in the morning. I have never noticed a change in DD's behavior. Eating broccoli much bigger effect. If I didn't have coffee I would not be able to function. When I started drinking coffee again I eased my way into it. I started with half caff and worked my way up to 1 cup. More than that and I was jittery. If you've gone that long without caffeine its probably a good idea to take your time re-introducing it.
    DD Teagan 9/25/10
    Lilypie Fourth Birthday tickers
    Lilypie Pregnancy tickers
    SShhhhhhh, we're not FB official.

+ Reply to Thread


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
v -->

About Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Sitemap | Terms & Conditions