Top
20
Doctor insights on: Why Should A Pregnant Woman Drink Hot Water

Share
Dr. Erik Borncamp
4 doctors shared insights

Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


2

2
Is drinking hot water good for a pregnant woman?

Is drinking hot water good for a pregnant woman?

Food Myths: There is no 'good' or 'bad' to drinking hot water or not when one is pregnant. ...Read more

3

3
Im 5months pregnanet i drinking 10 glasses of water&dissolve 2teaspoon glucon-D in a normal routine day ,so is it any side effects of my baby and me?

Im 5months pregnanet i drinking 10 glasses  of water&dissolve 2teaspoon  glucon-D in a normal routine day ,so is it any side effects of my baby and me?

Why take Glucon?: If you are not diabetic it probably does not cause harm but it is not clear why you are taking Glucon-D. It is a highly concentrated Glucose supplement. There is not a clear health benefit of using this. If you are worried about low blood sugar discuss with your doctor so that testing can be done. Drinking juice or eating food would likely have more beneficial effects ...Read more

4

4
Im 4 months pregnate and I've had a headache for the past week I've been drinking lots of water, and I've tried Tylenol (acetaminophen) but nothing's helping. ?

Im 4 months pregnate and I've had a headache for the past week I've been drinking lots of water, and I've tried Tylenol (acetaminophen) but nothing's helping. ?

Balanced diet: Don't take pain medications,they higher risk of miscariage,Maybe you don't eat enough food? Lack of glucose can cause headache,you lack glucose because the baby is taking glucose from your body for cell division. ...Read more

5

5
My stomach gets big when drinking water or eating a meal what can i do i look really pregeant?

My stomach gets big when drinking water or eating a meal what can i do i look really pregeant?

Try smaller amounts: Try to vary how much you drink at one time to see if this improves the symptoms. Sometimes gentle exercise after eating or drinking can help with bloating. ...Read more

7

7
Is it safe to drink hot water from the tap?

Is it safe to drink hot water from the tap?

Hot tap water: http://www.berkeleywellness.com/healthy-eating/food-safety/article/hot-tap-water-safe-drink http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/tips/water.htm Apparently there may be lead in the pipes ( not banned till 1986) and more likely to leach with hot water. So use cold water , heat in micorwave ...Read more

8

8
What are the health benefits of drinking cold water instead of hot water?

What are the health benefits of drinking cold water instead of hot water?

Traditional Chinese: medicine would encourage room temp water. http://www.medicaldaily.com/health-benefits-warm-water-6-ways-drinking-warm-water-can-heal-your-body-282218 ...Read more

10

10
Does drinking hot water during pregnancy affect the baby?

TCM: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex ; come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm.Wordpress.Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

11

11
Which one is better, drinking cold or hot water during pregnancy?

Atlhough you can: Drink hot or cold water while pregnant; from a traditional chinese medicine perspective - room temperature is optimal. The concepts are a little complex & come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm.Wordpress.Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
Is drinking hot water good for your health?

Is drinking hot water good for your health?

Drinking: water at all comfortable temperatures is NECESSARY for your health. HOT water has no specific remedial qualities except it probably makes better Tea! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more

14

14
Hi Is Mixing Hot Water And Cold Water For Drinking causes any problem???

Not unless dirty.: No problem with doing this, if the water is safe for drinking. Why do you think it might be bad? ...Read more

15

15
Drinking hot water is good for health?

Drinking hot water is good for health?

Yes: Drinking hot water is just fine for one's health, as long it is not too hot. Water has no fat, no sugar, no salt, and no chemical flavorings/sweeteners, so is good for the body as long as one is not overdoing the water-drinking. ...Read more

16

16
Can drinking hot water really help with your complexion?

Probably not: My parents always drank a glass of hot water at bedtime and persuaded me to do it. I never knew why or that it made any difference to complexion. ...Read more

17

17
Is drinking warm/hot water healthy for you? Better than cold water? And why? Thanks

No difference: Your body doesn't seem to mind whether the liquids you drink are hot or cold. There is no advantage to drinking hot water. ...Read more

18

18
Sometimes i like to drink a cup of hot water with a bouillon cube wheni want something hot. Is this bad for me?

Sometimes i like to drink a cup of hot water with a bouillon cube wheni want something hot. Is this bad for me?

No: Many people do this. Do keep in mind that there is a lot of sodium in most bouillon cubes, but if you are healthy in general, no worries. ...Read more

19

19
Can you lose weight drinking water if it's hot water?

No: One can not loose weight only by drinking water , one has to decrease the caloric intake or increase the caloric burn by exercise or inc metabolism. ...Read more

20

20
Is it healthy to drink hot water with honey in it before sleep?

Is it healthy to drink hot water with honey in it before sleep?

Not unhealthy: If it's your preference - fine. There is no specific health benefit to having honey at bedtime. ...Read more