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.