I suffer from kidney stones. Besides drinking orange juice, how can I help prevent them during my next pregnancy?

Ask urologist. If your stones are a particular kind then you can modify your diet. Drink plenty of water with the next pregnancy.
Fluid intake. Orange juice may not be the best prevention for kidney stones. Orange juice is high in vitamin c which is directly metabolized to oxalate in the body, one of the components of the most common kind of stone, calcium oxalate. At least half of what you drink should be water. Also add a little lemon juice to the water. This will insure your citrate levels, a substance that can help prevent stones, is.

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Does distilled water and orange juice help kidney stones prevention? I can't find solid info for each way.

Vitamin C. may help prevent stones which "grow" in a High Ph environment (eg: along with kidney infections) but can "encourage": stoines which thrive in a Low Ph (acid environment! THE REAL ANSWER is DEPENDS UPON WHAT THE STONES CONSIST OF! That's why it's important to strain the urine and FIND THAT STONE! Good Luck! Hope this Helps! Dr Z. Read more...
Here are some ... There is no known specific drinks to prevent stone recurrence. But, without specific information from stone work-up, the concept of stone prevention revolves around urine dilution so to make stone ingredients below their threshold to form stone crystals. Ideally, to keep daily urine output above 2500 cc is helpful, essential, and highly recommended; as well, decrease oral consumption of salt, ... Read more...
It depends the kind. of kidney stone . Prevention is advised according to the result of kidney stone risk profile. For some kind of kidney stone distilled water and orange juice could be included in a prevention list. Read more...