That cup of decaf might not really be decaf
Thursday, April 16, 2009
Most moms try to eliminate, or at least limit, the amount of caffeine they consume while pregnant and nursing. According to the March of Dimes Foundation, moms-to-be should limit their caffeine to less than 12 ounces a day.
But can you really be sure what's in your cup is really decaf? You can now with D+caf caffeine test strips, $9.95 for a package of 20, www.caffeinetest.com. Dip this little pregnancy test-like strip into your coffee, tea or soda and find out just how much caffeine is slipping into your life. You just might be surprised.