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A 37-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to drink water out of the tap while i am pregnant?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Yes: Tap water, in most places in the USA, are as safe or safer than bottled water. However if you have any doubts about the quality of the tap water it should be boiled before drinking.
Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
Phlebology 35 years experience
Yes: I don't see any reason why one should avoid properly treated municipal water when pregnant.

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Is it safe to drink Water with lemon when pregnant?

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Yes, very safe: Could choice of beverage, and helps be sure you drink enough water.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Do I have to drink more water now that I am pregnant?

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Dr. Rakhi Dimino
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No: While pregnant, it is important to stay hydrated, but it is not crucial to drink buckets of water. Drink enough water so that your urine appears to be a clear pale yellow. Depending on heat and humidity on a given day and your activity level, the amount of fluids to drink can vary quite a bit.
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Is it safe to drink sparkling water while pregnant?

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A 37-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to drink hot water while pregnant?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Drinking hot water is only a problem if it is so hot it burns your mouth. As dr. Yoder points out, it's not a good idea to drink hot water from the tap, because hot water heaters can introduce a variety of minerals and potentially toxic substances.

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