Pregnant women who drink just two mugs of coffee or three cups of a tea a day are more likely to have overweight children, study finds

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Pregnant women who drink more than three cups of tea or two mugs of coffee a day are more likely to have overweight children, new research suggests.

Expectant mothers who consume over 200 mg of caffeine a day are more at risk of having children who grow faster in their early years and carry excess weight by their eighth birthdays, a study found.

Previous animal studies suggest exposure to caffeine in the womb may ‘turn off’ genes linked to weight regulation.

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