Day 14/365

Pause for coffee while the baby naps. 

Actually what I was drinking is not really coffee. Ever since j found out I was pregnant, I stopped drinking coffee. Not that it’s not allowed! People think/say that you cannot have a cup of coffee daily because it makes the baby much more agitated.  Actually the amount of caffeine in a cup of coffee is not nearly enough to do any damage. 

I, however, drank crazy amounts of coffee daily, so I decided to go cold turkey and not drink it. 

Now that I’m not pregnant people say coffee tends to make babies sleepless. I know from a number of articles that what goes through your brastmilk is an infinitesimal amount… But better safe than sorry. 

So sleepy at the moment. I surely could wear a x

  • I’m not really sure what I would do: go cold turkey or not. If it was up to my husband to decide, he’d be like: go cold turkey. I’m just not sure how to manage a day without coffee. I do understand why you haven’t been drinking it yet, if it makes me sleepless, I’m sure it has that same effect on a little baby through breastfeeding.

    • Actually they say it’s okay to drink a cup of coffee a day, both pregnant or breastfeeding. Just have to be careful to drink after feeding. Same thing with drinking alcohol. You can drink a glass of wine, just don’t go all out and always after a feeding.
      I just decided not to drink coffee because I know I’d want to drink more than a cup, so I’ll just stick to none. ๐Ÿ˜›

  • Nin

    Do you think tea is a better option instead? Or no to even that??

    • Yes, tea is definitely a better option, but still it has caffeine. But specialists say it’s absolutely okay to drink a cup of coffee a day. I just cut it all off because I know I’d want to drink more. ๐Ÿ˜›