(Closed) Tea during pregnancy?

posted 4 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 2
234 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

I have this tea too. From what I have read the amount of each ingredient in the tea once it’s brewed is so low it shouldn’t cause any problems in pregnancy unless you are drinking an extraordinary amount. I personally have not stopped drinking it and have had no problems. 

Post # 4
231 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

From what I have read, one small cup of tea shouldn’t be an issue. The problem is with the caffeine in the tea. If you start feeling that by mid/end pregnancy your baby feels restless or you are having trouble sleeping at night, then avoid it.

Otherwise you could change to a low caffeine tea or a tisana. Be careful with tisanas because not all plants are recommended during pregnancy.


Post # 5
14 posts

There’s actually no caffeine in this tea. So it should be relatively safe to drink. Always check with your doc if you’re worried about the ingredients though.   

Post # 6
400 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

I love to drink tea and also find it very difficult to cut down. I’m 7 weeks pregnant and to be safe only allow myself a cup or two of Chinese/Oolong/Jasmine once a week.

Double check with your doctor about The Mother’s Little Helper by David’s Tea. It contains chamomile. Depending on which website you visit, chamomile is not recommended for pregnant women.

Post # 7
6518 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

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fluffthoughts:  the issue with tea and coffee is caffeiene. Chamomile is caff free. One cup of coffee a day is ok.

Post # 9
1964 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Definitely try to check with your dr. It’s not just the caffeine, there are a lot of herbs that are a no-no during pregnancy. The amount in the tea is probably so small it wouldn’t matter but best to be on the safe side. 

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