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Can Babies Feel Cold Water In The Womb

Pregnancy is good for a mom-to-be, and family members and relatives. Each female wants to have a healthy and successful pregnancy. It happens when she keeps every associated point in mind and is very cautious during her pregnancy. A respective doctor states to the mom-to-be what to do and what not to do for the betterment of the child and the prospective mother. The doctor advises the mom-to-be to drink a lot of water and fluids to stay hydrated.  

As a pregnant woman, you should know whether you should drink normal, cold, or warm water. You must know whether drinking cold water or fluids is okay or not for your pregnancy. Have a look at all associated points of drinking water/fluids during pregnancy. 

What do water and fluids do during pregnancy?

A baby is in the safest place during pregnancy. Whatever you drink and eat helps your baby in the womb get the required nutrients. Through your taken water and meals, these nutrients reach your baby. If you have a healthy body, you have a direct connection with your child growing in the womb.  

A person has around 75% water content. And hence, the baby’s body during pregnancy grows with water. It happens as water or fluids provides the requisite nutrients to the baby. As the growing child has a direct connection with the water and allied fluids, you must take care of water you drink during your pregnancy. The liquid you will take will affect the surroundings of your baby. 

Why should you drink enough water during pregnancy?

As a pregnant woman, having enough water in your body is crucial for you. The child growing in your womb has a lot of benefits from the water you have in your body. Due to the absorption of nutrients, the water in your body goes down. To comfort your baby, you must drink as much water as you can do to keep yourself hydrated. Apart from being hydrated, water helps you pump your heart better and lower your stress level. 

Is it true cold water facilitates the growth of your baby?

No, it is not true. There is no direct link with the cold water and baby’s growth. You take cold water to cool down in the summer. Drinking cold or warm water frequently can affect your child due to the rise or fall in your body temperature. Your body could get heavier and the sugary drinks can cause unusual growth in your baby. So, you should drink fresh and normal water for maximum times. 

Can drinking cold water make the baby move?

There is not enough scientific research data on the link between the baby movement and cold water drinking. Drinking water does not facilitate the baby's movement in the womb. To make your baby move easily, your posture plays a crucial role. You should sit or lie on the bed in a comfortable position. Further, your relaxation or good mood facilitates baby movement.      

Can cold water intake lead you to stomach pain during pregnancy?

There is a lack of scientific study on the association of cold water intake with stomach pain during pregnancy. Drinking water helps you have relief from irritation and digestion issues. It can help you get rid of acidity. Drinking hot water or chilled water can affect your body temperatures that can impact your child too.  

What is the impact of water intake on the baby during pregnancy?

Water intake makes a unique surrounding in the womb for your baby. It makes your baby receive the requisite nutrients. 

The right time and amount of water during pregnancy 

As a pregnant woman, you should drink around 8 glasses of water a day. Before going to bed, take a glass of water. You should not wait for a thirsty feeling to drink water. As far as possible, you should keep sipping water the whole day instead of drinking 2-3 glasses at a time. 

Conclusion

Your pregnancy is more valuable for you. So, you should be clear about everything during pregnancy. In terms of water intake, you should follow what your doctor advises you. 

 

Dr. Rishina Bansal

She has 10+ years’ experience in the IVF industry revolving around core embryology skills like gamete handling, Embryo grading and embryo biopsy with the ability to train and manage Lab Personnel to ensure smooth functioning of an IVF Laboratory.

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