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June 28th, 2012, 04:01 AM
mgm78's Avatar Zoe's mom Meredith
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Are you drinking enough water breastfeeding moms?????? how much water do you drink every day? when i was nursing, i would aim for 100oz/day, but most days made it closer to 80oz.
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June 28th, 2012, 08:18 AM
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I don't drink any water. I know, slap my hands!!! I hate it, it makes my mouth feel dry or something. I drink a lot of milk though, and they say you don't actually need water, just liquid. I also drink far too much Pepsi. I'm like a walking breastfeeding what-not-to-do
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June 28th, 2012, 09:32 AM
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Not as much as I should... But I'm trying!! I noticed it made a difference when pumping.
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June 28th, 2012, 02:09 PM
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I try to drink more but I drink around 50-60 oz and that is tough.
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June 29th, 2012, 04:08 PM
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I try to get 100 oz/day but some days I only get 90 oz or so (although this is counting all liquid, not just water). I must be doing something right because DS weighed in at 14 lbs 3 oz today at 2 months old!
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June 29th, 2012, 04:28 PM
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I don't drink enough water, I make an effort for every pop to have a bottle of water.
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June 29th, 2012, 09:31 PM
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I definitely don't drink the 'recommended' amount of water. I drink to thirst, most days. Drinking the 100oz you're 'supposed' to makes me feel like I'm drowning!
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June 29th, 2012, 10:11 PM
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No idea how much but I try!!
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