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Is it normal during your 3rd trimester to drink excessive amounts of water, more than 8 glasses a day?

I am almost 33 weeks pregnant and I can not seem to get enough liquids into my body.. I am constantly parched..I drink at least 10 tp 12 bottles of water a day if not more and i am still thirsty.. It even wakes me up at night..

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aidanscoming

Asked by aidanscoming at 4:45 AM on Apr. 15, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • hmm u may be dehydrated....do u have gestational diabetes? or diabetes?
    ChaoticSoul

    Answer by ChaoticSoul at 5:18 AM on Apr. 15, 2009

  • im 39weeks. im dehydrated and i barely drink ANYTHING
    im just never thirsty
    MissKellee

    Answer by MissKellee at 8:26 AM on Apr. 15, 2009

  • If you are thirsty, drink. That's what my dr. says. Try cutting back a bit on salt in your diet.
    MommaM2

    Answer by MommaM2 at 8:35 AM on Apr. 15, 2009

  • Have you gone in for your glucose test yet? I would bring it up to your doctor, but it could just be your diet.
    lovelily79

    Answer by lovelily79 at 8:48 AM on Apr. 15, 2009

  • I'm always thirsty too, my glucose test came back perfect so I think its just that the babys growing and getting so big! i'm 31 weeks
    June_Mama09

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 3:12 PM on Apr. 15, 2009

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