Feel Cool During Pregnancy by Drinking Warm Water



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To all expectant mothers, I would suggest drinking warm water to feel cool during pregnancy. For you and your body, it offers a plethora of advantages.

Warm water consumption during pregnancy is thought to benefit both you and your unborn child, according to experts.

I wish you a very comfortable pregnancy time, and I want to help you with that. So let us improve your comfort level during pregnancy.


10 Benefits of Drinking Warm Water During Pregnancy

  1. An important benefit of drinking warm water is that it helps lower the problems of morning sickness and heartburn.
  2. Drinking warm water can reduce fatigue and decrease headaches.
  3. It gives you energy and helps build stamina.
  4. It reduces the risk of infections and other viral diseases and keeps any present infections, such as UTIs (urinary tract infections), during pregnancy at bay.
  5. Better circulation ensures better oxygen and nutrient-rich blood flow to your unborn baby and helps put blood pressure under control.
  6. Drinking warm water ensures good bronchial health. Warm water expands blood vessels, thus improving blood circulation throughout the body. Warm water detoxes your body, clearing out toxins and keeping certain conditions like throat infections, coughs, colds, and flu at bay.
  7. Cleanse the digestive tract, allowing your body to absorb nutrients better, which are then easily passed on to your baby.
  8. Combat constipation and help you have regular bowel movements.
  9. Warm water breaks down and melts down fat and oil deposits in the body, which can lead to digestive problems.
  10. Staying hydrated is very important to your health, whether you’re pregnant or not, as it improves body performance and helps you sweat and poop.

Can I drink warm water on an empty stomach during pregnancy?

Yes! In fact, drinking warm water on an empty stomach after waking up in the morning cleanses the digestive tract and keeps digestive ailments at bay.

drinking warm water during pregnancy
drinking warm water during pregnancy

During your pregnancy, you need to drink more water

  • Water constitutes about 55%–65% of a person’s body weight, making it the most common
    element in the body. Adequate water intake is necessary for optimal absorption
    of water-soluble vitamins.
  • During pregnancy, water removes toxins from your body and saves you from dehydration and fatigue. So, during your pregnancy, your intake of water should be higher than usual; therefore, expecting mothers are recommended to drink 8–12 glasses of water a day, or between 2.5 and 3 liters.
  • So, drinking 2.5 liters does not mean drinking half a liter of water five times a day. You should drink water little by little throughout the day at frequent intervals. It’s better to drink one cup of water every hour, and don’t drink too much water too fast, or it can put pressure on your kidneys.

Precautions you should take

Before you consume warm water during pregnancy, ensure that:

  • The water isn’t very hot, as hot water might burn your mouth, and you may not feel like eating. This might affect your diet, which might affect your baby.
  • The water is boiled for long enough to kill the bacteria and germs present in it. Also, always use filtered water to boil, not regular tap water.
  • Avoid drinking water from places you are unsure of; instead, carry a bottle of water wherever you go.


Does a pregnant woman drink warm water with lemon and honey?

There’s a huge list of things you can’t eat or drink while pregnant, for example, foods like raw fish and unpasteurized products such as soft cheeses, but luckily, lemon isn’t on that list. Honey is also generally safe to eat or drink while pregnant.

A cup of homemade hot lemon juice and honey can actually be very soothing for a sore
throat, honey in particular has been known to help reduce coughs and may help reduce
the symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection.

Lemon juice, on the other hand, hasn’t been found to significantly impact colds, but
Lemons are a great natural source of vitamin C and pair well with honey in a hot drink.

You can also add additional ingredients, such as ginger pieces and freshly squeezed
orange juice. Ginger is known to have immune-boosting properties and help with
digestion, which makes it a great drink to quell morning sickness.



Feel cool during pregnancy by drinking warm water

Drinking warm water during pregnancy helps lower the problems of morning sickness and heartburn, reduce fatigue, decrease headaches, give you energy, build stamina, reduce the risk of infections and other viral diseases, improve blood circulation, put blood pressure under control, ensure good bronchial health, cleanse the digestive tract, combat constipation, and break and melt down fat and oil deposits.

So, during pregnancy, it is essential to avoid any infections requiring medicine, which might cause problems for the fetus.

When you get bored from drinking plain water, enhance the taste by adding lemon juice or
honey, cucumber, or watermelon.

Thank you for reading, and I wish you a happy and wealthy life.

Disclaimer: This article is informational and does not provide medical advice. Always consult with your doctor for medical advice.


Montgomery KS. Nutrition Column An Update on Water Needs
during Pregnancy and Beyond. The Journal of Perinatal Education: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1595116/.
Published 2002.

Photo credit: Pexels/Yan Krukov.

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