Needing tips on how to keep energized without caffiene?

I found out that I am expecting! I am so excited, and it will be my 4th kid! The only downside is we weren’t trying. (Using the method of watching your fertile days and avoiding sex on those days) it Turns out that the method is not very reliable! Anyways I have gotten into the habit of drinking coffee every day, one cup in the morning, and one in the afternoon. I have no idea how I am going to stay awake and not become a mombie without caffeine! What can I do not to crash mid-afternoon? I give up caffeine all except for a candy bar here and there while pregnant, so just having one cup is out of the question! Any advice is appreciated! Thanks!

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And drink A LOT of water

My dr says 200mg caff is okay…working 12-18 hr days…i would crash without it

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Just drink coffee it wont hurt the baby

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I could never :sweat_smile: my doctor says 200mg per day, and I know I’m right at my limit. Maybe try all natural drink packets ?

They come in lots of different flavors too.

I was told no more than 250 mg of caffeine a day. One cup of coffee is fine

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I couldn’t survive without coffee, even with my babies I cut down to one cup but there is no way, my doc said it was fine… But I hope you find something, good luck!

Chances are it’s all in your head(I don’t mean this is a negative way lol). You probably taught yourself that you need caffeine but you actually don’t. Try weaning yourself off, drink one less sip each day or only drink a few sips and dump the rest. Talk with your doctor though and see how much caffeine you can have, your 1 cup of coffee might be ok

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My doctor told me that if I was already a regular coffee drinker to cut down the intake but not to stop it all together. She said that a small amount of caffeine every day isnt going to affect the baby, but because my body is so focused on making a baby, it wont be able to adapt to the caffeine withdrawal.

Bananas, apples and lots of water.

I never gave up caffeine when I was pregnant and both my kids r fine

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What’s wrong with having coffee I drank coffee all through my pregnancies

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Or eat chocolate flavored candy

Or eat coffee flavored candy

Eat healthy, exercise, drink lots of water

Caffeine won’t hurt your baby …don’t exceed 200mg… I’d be dead if I couldn’t have a coffee in the morning :joy:… Goodluck!

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You can drink coffee its fine. My dr didnt have any problems with a cple cups a day 🤷 i have 9 kids lol the dr said he preferred me drinking coffee than energy drinks

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Umm maybe decaffeinated coffee?

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WHY would you give up coffee?? Every dr I saw said 3 cups a day were fine. I couldn’t have made it with #4 with out my coffee

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