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Old 10-01-2007, 12:15 AM - Thread Starter
 
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nothing with caffine... no artifical sweetners... other than water and juice, what else is there? i mean i really like water, but sometimes it is so boring! i want to drink some tea, but what kind of tea is okay?

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Old 10-01-2007, 12:21 AM
 
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I drink a lot of peppermint tea to help with nausea. I also add a slice of lemon to my water to add variety. I also started drinking ginger tea too.

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Nettle tea, red raspberry leaf tea. Bone and/or vegetable broth with a little salt added. Warm soups--there's a chicken and coconut soup that is really brothy that I love that I hope to make later this week.
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Oh--and I forgot my favorite. Homemade nut or seed milk mixed with blackstrap molasses. This is my anti-morning sickness potion; I drink it every morning. (soak nuts or seeds of choice overnight, rinse well, blend with water, strain, add molasses to taste.)
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With my last pregnancy I had lots of chocolate milk and chocolate milkshakes, but you probably want healthy advice

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SPARKLING WATER. Seriously.

I was so upset b/c I couldn't stand the idea of drinking soda. Yes, it tasted good while I was drinking it, but I don't do well with all the sugar afterward. Regular still water was not appealing - the only thing that sounded OK was soda and gatorade.

My hubby bought some fizzy water for me this weekend. Once I put tons of ice in it, it was amazing. Really made me feel good - the water helped my nausea AND I was happy that I was drinking water and not soda.
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not in your DDC, but

have you tried cucumber water? Seriously, I know it sounds odd but its really yummy. Just throw a few thin slices of cucumber into a container of water and let it sit for a bit. My favorite is to do a few slices of cucumber and a few slices of orange. It just tastes fresh.

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Kind of like what Pumpkin suggested...throwing mint leaves in water gives it a nice refreshing boost as well!

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How bad are artificial sweeteners? Because I have been drinking diet lemonade on those days when water just is not going to work. I don't usually drink it, just started coz of the nausea.
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SPARKLING WATER. Seriously.

I was so upset b/c I couldn't stand the idea of drinking soda. Yes, it tasted good while I was drinking it, but I don't do well with all the sugar afterward. Regular still water was not appealing - the only thing that sounded OK was soda and gatorade.

My hubby bought some fizzy water for me this weekend. Once I put tons of ice in it, it was amazing. Really made me feel good - the water helped my nausea AND I was happy that I was drinking water and not soda.
I agree! I'm addicted to sparkling water.

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Ooh, sparkling water with a little grapefruit juice in it sounds tasty. Going to add to my grocery list now

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You can get really creative with flavored waters now. I have seen lavender water. Cucumber water is great. My favorite pregnancy drink is sparkling water, splash of cranberry and a twist of lime. I also love ginger beer and apple beer for a special treat. You can get no alcohol and no HFC kind out there.
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I've been loving club soda, ginger ale and seltzer water lately! You can add some juice to the seltzer for a kick! :-)
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I am loving these! They go down so smooth. I also like water, no ice. And at Starbucks, they have a pomegranate tea with lemonade that is really nice. A tall is just $2.
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rooibos, honeybush, chamomile, mints, red raspberry leaf..

poweraid isn't half bad either. :
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