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Is it safe to drink tap water while pregnant? Will it harm the baby ? Will it effect fetal development in any way? Is bottle water better to drink?

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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Tap water is fine

In the United States -- every community, every state -- tap water is entirely safe, in both pregnant and non-pregnant persons.
Many people prefer bottled water, but the only rational reason is taste: if you like it better and can afford it, use bottled water. But assuming no special contamination issue -- which the health department and media would publicize -- tap water is entirely safe.

In brief: Tap water is fine

In the United States -- every community, every state -- tap water is entirely safe, in both pregnant and non-pregnant persons.
Many people prefer bottled water, but the only rational reason is taste: if you like it better and can afford it, use bottled water. But assuming no special contamination issue -- which the health department and media would publicize -- tap water is entirely safe.
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