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Ask any mother what the hardest things about pregnancy were, and you’ll almost always find a couple of things on the list – not having any energy, and not being able to consume caffeine to help with it all!
It doesn’t matter whether it’s an energy drink, coffee, or one of those handy 5 hour energy shots, unfortunately it’s recommended that you give these up when you discover that you’re pregnant. As difficult as this may be to accept, let’s quickly over a few reasons why any caffeine source – and especially energy drinks, are not recommended for pregnant mothers.