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Why are women more thirsty during a pregnancy? Just curious. Thanks.

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Svetlana98usa

Asked by Svetlana98usa at 5:13 PM on Jan. 31, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Because your body is using so much more fluids
    Misteh

    Answer by Misteh at 5:14 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Because you're drinking for two.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 5:15 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Thirst during pregnancy is a common reaction to the increase in a pregnant woman's blood volume. The body's blood volume increases substantially during pregnancy--as much as 40 percent.

    Read more: http://www.livestrong.com/article/96944-causes-thirst-during-pregnancy/#ixzz1Cexm0iFW
    mmsfirstone

    Answer by mmsfirstone at 6:46 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

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