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Drinking Coffee While Pregnant May Make Your Kids Shorter, Study Suggests

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Drinking Coffee While Pregnant , May Make Your Kids Shorter, Study Suggests.
The new study was published on Nov. 1 by the 'Journal of the American Medical Association.'.
2,500 children between the ages of 4 and 8 were surveyed around the country.
Instead of relying on mothers to accurately report their coffee consumption as with previous studies.
blood samples were used to find exact caffeine and paraxanthine levels.
Researchers found that drinking half a cup of coffee each day while pregnant may make your child an inch shorter by the time they enter elementary school.
Researchers found that drinking half a cup of coffee each day while pregnant may make your child an inch shorter by the time they enter elementary school.
Though the clinical implications of an approximately 2-cm height difference are unclear, our findings for height are similar in magnitude to those of children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy, Study researchers, via 'New York Post'.
We consistently observed shorter height, which has been associated with increased risk of multiple cardiometabolic diseases in both pregnant and nonpregnant individuals, Study researchers, via 'New York Post'.
It is important to determine whether in utero caffeine exposure has long-term growth implications in offspring, Study researchers, via 'New York Post'.
'New York Post' reports that previous studies have also linked a lower birth weight to moderate coffee consumption while pregnant
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