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Staying hydrated seems obvious, but it might be more challenging than you think. Most of my pregnant patients are surprised to learn that their blood volume increases by about 50% midway through pregnancy.
When it comes to salt – Remember Gold-i-locks: Not too much, not too little, but just the right amount. The truth is, your body needs salt, so while we don’t want you to over indulge in lots of salty foods, a little goes a long way in helping you maintain your fluid balance. So, don’t restrict your salt intake.
? 5 Quick Tips You Need to Know Now
Moms who are carrying twins have twice the concerns and many wonder how their pregnancy will be different from a mom who’s carrying one. Your pregnancy will be similar to that of someone carrying a single baby in some ways and different in others. Here are a few quick tips to remember: