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Drink plenty of water

 

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Make sure that you drink plenty of water when you are pregnant – at least three litres a day should be enough to flush out your system and shift any bacteria out of your bladder. 

Fruit juices and de-caffeinated tea or coffee also count as essential fluids that help to carry nutrients through your blood to the baby and help to reduce the chance of bladder infections. 

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The Institute of Medicine recommends that pregnant  women drink 2.3 liters (roughly 6-8 glasses)
 







  
  

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2010/06/05
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