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From New Jersey, USA:

What artificial sweeteners are okay for use during pregnancy and what amount is safe? I like saccharin, but I have heard it is not safe during pregnancy.


I would recommend using aspartame as a sweetener. Studies have not shown any effects on the fetus. Use only enough to make your foods or drinks sweet to taste.


Original posting 22 Oct 2000
Posted to Family Planning and Meal Planning, Food and Diet


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