We need 1–1.5ml of water for each calorie consumed. It means increased calorie intake during the second and third trimesters increases the need for water. Water:
Prevents dehydration and fatigue.
Helps ease up the symptoms of a headache and nausea.
Reduces the risk of urinary tract infection during pregnancy. Helps in the formation of amniotic fluid. Keeps the blood cells healthy.
2. Lemon water
Lemon-infused water keeps you hydrated and replenishes electrolyte in your body. It:
Is high in vitamin C content. Vitamin C helps the body absorb iron better for the formation of RBCsi.
Helps deal with morning sickness. It can be consumed with mint and ginger for better relief.