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During pregnancy you should drink 8 to 12 cups (64 to 96 ounces) of water every day. Water has many benefits. It aids digestion and helps form the amniotic fluid around the fetus. Water also helps nutrients circulate in the body and helps waste leave the body.

See Nutrition During Pregnancy for more on what to eat and drink while pregnant.

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Published: October 2020

Last reviewed: October 2020