Water is very important when you’re pregnant

  • Water helps get all of the nutrients you eat to your baby.
  • Water helps get rid of waste in your body and can lower your risk of getting urinary tract infections.
  • Pregnancy makes many women feel hot a lot of the time, but water helps cool your body down.
  • Drinking water every day can help keep you from getting headaches.
  • A lot of women get itchy skin when they are pregnant. Water helps by keeping your skin moist.
  • Water can help keep you from getting too swollen when you are pregnant.
  • You can get water from plain drinking water, milk, or fruit juices. Also decaf teas, clear soups, and watermelon and lettuce have a lot of water.
  • Try to drink eight glasses of water each day to stay healthy!