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Study: Mom's coffee won't keep baby awake

April 16, 2012 4:56:54 PM PDT
For moms who breast feed, a daily cup of coffee or two won't keep their babies awake.

A new Brazilian study found that the breast-fed babies of coffee drinking moms are no more likely to have trouble sleeping than babies whose mothers do not have a coffee habit.

The study published in the journal Pediatrics does not endorse heavy caffeine intake during pregnancy or breast feeding. But researchers say a modest amount does not appear to pose a danger.


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