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why am i so thirsty?

ok im hungry...but, i dont feel like eating. i just really want to drink and chug whatever i can within reason. is it safe to just drink and not eat? or what should i do? by the way im 13 weeks and 3 days pregnant.

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Asked by williams81209 at 9:43 PM on Oct. 3, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • It's your body giving you the signal you are dehydrated. Your stomach is full from drinking.
    As long as you eat something, I'm sure you'll be fine.

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 9:45 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • Ask your doc ASAP about gestational diabetes. It never hurts to have it checked out if you have`nt already.

    Answer by bb510 at 9:45 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • It could be diabetes, or it could be a medication your taking. Sometimes your thirsty and feel hungary. But if your pregnant you need to eat not just drink. Also caffene can be dehydrating you need to drink water not caffenated drinks. If you don't eat the baby will feed off of your body and that will make you week.

    Answer by Momabear455 at 9:49 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • but if im hungry then that means im not full from drinking. i know my mom had gestational diabetes when she was pregnant with me and her other 4 kids. so i wander if i have it....?

    Comment by williams81209 (original poster) at 9:53 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • I would drink some water, stay away from salty foods.. and ask to be tested for gestational diabetes.

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 11:00 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • It's easy to get dehydrated, do you know how many ounces you're getting?

    Sips all day long help to keep up the water intake~

    And you do need both hydration and nourishment, of course.

    Answer by doulala at 11:17 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

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