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Episode 9: Mom Fuel: Why Coffee Will Keep You Running on Empty

, , March 11, 2020

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In this eye-opening interview, I talk to Dr. Stephen Cherniske about the dangers or stress and caffeine, especially when it comes to the childbearing years of your life. The effects on hormones, energy levels, and your baby are not to be ignored. If you’re like most people, you rely on coffee or caffeine to power you through your day. Listen as we find out why it doesn’t do that and ultimately leaves you more depleted in the long run.

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In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • How caffeine affects your hormones, and potentially your milk supply
  • The effects caffeine has on your baby and sleep
  • Why caffeine doesn’t give you energy
  • How to have to more energy in your daily life, especially after having a new baby