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What Maternity Nurses Wish You Knew About Pregnancy

1. Drink Water And Lots Of It
“Your uterus is a muscle just like any other, so as you get dehydrated it cramps," explains Laura S., an RN. “That can lead to pre-term labor.”

She recommends drinking 10 to 12 glasses of water a day and to break it up to a glass of water every hour while you’re awake to ensure you and your baby are properly hydrated.