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2. Drink plenty of water

During pregnancy, your fluid intake should increase quite a bit. If you are exercising during pregnancy, it should increase even more. Dehydration is risky during pregnancy— it can induce contractions, and limit the amount of oxygen reaching the placenta. In addition to drinking water, make sure you are also drinking fluids with electrolytes, such as coconut water or juice.

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