A 26-year-old female asked:
Is drinking ice water during pregnancy safe? im currently 34weeks
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brian Chouanswered
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Of course!: preferably the water should be spring or drinking water, not from a lake, pond, or well etc. Make sure it is sanitary to drink or there may be risk of parasites/bacteria.
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Dr. James Fergusonanswered
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes: Your baby is surrounded by fetal membranes & fluid and kept at your normal body temperature. The fluids you drink, whether hot or cold will not have any effect on the fetal environment. It is far too distant & protected for this to have any effect at all.
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Last updated Jun 14, 2021
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