Pregnant women who drink just half a cup of coffee a day are at higher risk of having a small baby, study finds

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Pregnant women who drink even just a moderate amount of caffeine risk giving birth to a small baby, US researchers reveal.

Expectant women who consumed the caffeine equivalent of as little as half a cup of coffee a day on average had slightly smaller babies than pregnant women who did not consume caffeinated beverages, they found.

Smaller birth size can place infants at higher risk of obesity, heart disease and diabetes later in life.

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