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amother




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Post  Sun, Sep 22 2019, 1:05 am
Didn't talk to my Rav yet but wondering if anyone has any tips/good ideas? To prepare, stay hydrated, deal with the kids... Looking into childcare options I'm asking beyond that thanks!!
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amother




Copper


Post  Sun, Sep 22 2019, 1:06 am
Drink loads of Gatorade for the days leading up to the fast, it's a game changer for me.
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amother




OP


Post  Sun, Sep 22 2019, 1:07 am
How many days before and how much would you recommend? I usually do Powerade but do you think vitamin water would be good too (healthier)?
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amother




Violet


Post  Sun, Sep 22 2019, 1:19 am
Yom Kippur Games

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amother




OP


Post  Sun, Sep 22 2019, 1:46 am
amother [ Violet ] wrote:
Yom Kippur Games


This is adorable!! Thanks! Ill try and save this for a few years from now when my kids are a little older (may try one or two of them with my toddler 😀)
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mochamix18




 
 
 


Post  Sun, Sep 22 2019, 3:31 am
amother [ OP ] wrote:
How many days before and how much would you recommend? I usually do Powerade but do you think vitamin water would be good too (healthier)?

If you’re looking for healthier, especially during pregnancy do coconut water. It’s a natural source of electrolytes
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Ima2




 
 
 


Post  Sun, Sep 22 2019, 5:51 am
there is a pill called kali tzom. they have formulations for nursing, pregnant and just regular. sometimes it helped but others not
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amother




Peach


Post  Sun, Sep 22 2019, 6:04 am
Obviously ask your rav - but I'm really against fasting while pregnant.

So far I fasted twice while pregnant - first time I went into labor one month early that night after the fast, and second time I started bleeding and cramping in the afternoon, was only in 1st trimester. BH I broke the fast then and then was fine. I've never had issues like when not fasting, and I have four kids bH. I also know a rav that used to tell people to fast until his daughter had a preemie after fasting.
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amother




Fuchsia


Post  Sun, Sep 22 2019, 8:47 am
amother [ Copper ] wrote:
Drink loads of Gatorade for the days leading up to the fast, it's a game changer for me.


I used to do that and by one preg felt so sick day after yk bec my sugar intake dropped so suddenly. I literally wasn’t able to stand.
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