Labor and Delivery Hydration

Avoid becoming dehydrated during a long labor with small sips of either of these drinks.

Coconut Labor and Birth Drink

Serves: 3

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups coconut water
  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pink himalayan sea salt
  • Ice

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a pitcher and serve over ice.

Honey Labor Drink

Honey Labor Drink

Serves: 3

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon pink himalayan sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-2 calcium tablets, crushed
  • 1 quart of filtered water
  • Ice

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a pitcher and serve over ice.

More prenatal nutrition:

Nutrition Tips for Pregnancy Related Morning Sickness, Nausea, and Heartburn