publication . Article . 2014

Weter consumption during pregnancy and lactation

Figueroa Damián Ricardo; Beltrán Montoya Jorge; Espino y Sosa Salvador;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 01 Jul 2014 Journal: Acta Pediátrica de México, volume 34, issue 2, pages 102-108 (issn: 0186-2391, eissn: 2395-8235, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Pediatría
During pregnancy, water is retained partially owing to an increase in vasopressin production. Ingested water is used to produce amniotic fluid. Climate conditions and physical activity, gestational nausea and vomit, and a higher caloric intake, increases water needs; during lactation, more water is needed to produce milk. Dehydration during pregnancy is especially dangerous; it must be avoided. Physiological changes during pregnancy modify water metabolism: blood volume and glomerular filtration rate increase; more water is lost trhough sweating and respiration. Placenta con- tains up to 500 mL of water, and there are between 500-1,200 mL of amniotic fluid. Diff...
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free text keywords: Embarazo, vasopresina, líquido amniótico, consumo energético, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Pediatrics, lcsh:RJ1-570
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