Cranberry Juice and UTIs
mL daily to 250 mL 3 times daily) or cranberry concentrate tablets (at least 1:30 parts concentrated juice twice daily) reduce recurrent, symptomatic urinary tract infection (UTI) in women by 12% to 20%.” However, the study states that there is no conclusive evidence that cranberry juice will actively treat a UTI.
The National Kidney and Urologic Disease Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC) states that most UTIs are treated with an antibiotic prescribed by your physician. They urge people to increase fluid intake and to increase intake of cranberry juice (which may increase acidity of your urine and help prevent bacterial from sticking to the wall of your bladder). I would also suggest that you speak with your doctor regarding the pregnancy/UTI question. Cranberry juice (and other 100% juices) is certainly encouraged in addition to a healthy diet during your pregnancy.Login to Favorite