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#1 of 3 Old 02-27-2011, 03:27 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Hi ladies,

 

I wanted to get everyone's opinion about this...do you think it's safe to drink tap water while TTC? I live in NYC, where the tap water is supposed to be safe and drinkable but I'm a little concerned. And, since I've been TTC for more than a year without luck, I'm trying everything I can! I have started to limit my tap water and just drink bottled water (Poland Spring). Of course, i used to drink a lot of water so now, I am always feeling parched because I can't get enough bottled water!

 

What does everyone think?

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in many places the tap water tests as higher quality that bottled water. the only thing to worry about would be lead content if you live in a building with old pipes, but you could easily get your water tested for lead if you're worried. i drink tap water enthusiastically and exclusively.


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Thanks Miss Me!


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