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How much water should I drink every day if I'm pregnant?

Dawn Marcus
Neurology
If you're eating a 2,000-calorie diet, you need to drink 2 to 3 liters of water every day. Pregnant women generally need to increase their daily calorie intake by about 300 calories during the second trimester. This means that you'll need to drink an additional half liter of water each day.
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