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Green tea

Im 3 weeks pregnant (Not too far along) and I know caffiene isnt the best during pregnancy. Is decaf green tea ok? Or should I stay away from it
Thanks
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Should be fine. Even regular green tea is fine as long as its only a couple cups a day. We can have some caffeine - no more than 200 mg per doctor guidelines. Green tea has something like 25mg I think. Personally I never go over 100mg just because I think the guidelines are all a bit too loose for my comfort.
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Any tea that is decaf is okay. Black tea has the highest caffeine and green tea is middle, while herbal is least. Also, as long as you are drinking a lot of water in addition to caffeine, you are fine. But anything decaf is perfectly fine.
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Youre fine! I drink the cold Arizona green teas. At least 4 times a week with all 3 pregnancies and had all of them at very healthy weights. Its mainly the cokes and sodas that have tons of caffeine that u dont really wana overdue too much.
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Alright thanks ladies. I only usually drink one cup of tea a day. Good to know :)
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I love decaf green tea, and always have. But I've never been a big fan of caffeine period so I always go with decaf, pregnant or not. My doctor said it's fine to drink as long as its not loaded down with sugar bc even if it is decaf you still have to watch your sugar intake.  
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But of course my doctor also said to make sure I get my daily intake of water as well, 8 8oz glasses or more, ugh. Before I found out I was pregnant all I drank was decaf green tea bc I hate water, so I really had to force myself on that one (but I'm doing it gosh darn it. Lol). But I am definitely so sick of water at this point, so I do still enjoy my little bit of decaf green tea a day with no worries.
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I dont put sugar in my tea. I hate water too lol but when Im pregnant I seem to like it more. (This is my 3rd pregnancy) I just started drinking green tea a few month ago

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