Best Survival Tips For A Summer Pregnancy

Best Survival Tips For A Summer Pregnancy

To all those pregnant women who are soon going to be mothers in the coming months, these two to three summer months of extreme summers are really challenging and with the temperature extremes it becomes really difficult to manage so many things like nutrition, physical activity, hydration level of the body and certain other things!

Summer pregnancies have few benefits like both the mom & baby can feel refreshed after the baby’s birth and the summers make it safe for the child to be out for fresh air in the evening which is generally not the case in winters!

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summer pregnancy tips

Summer pregnancy is also great in one sense that women do not need to wrap themselves up in layers to save themselves from the cold and have cold & cough issues! Summers can be really easy if its done right! You can wear anything light and you can frequently take long baths in the bath-tub, which is very relaxing during pregnancy!

Well, to help you go easy breezy all along the summers with your pregnancy, here are some useful tips on How to Survive a Summer Pregnancy! Do make sure you follow these points so the hot & humid environment affect the least!

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frequent shower swimming in summers

  • Make sure to have a shower daily and if you feel excess heat, you can shower in the evening but don’t sit in Air condition after that as you may easily catch cold afterwards!
  • You can also go for swimming sessions during summers! It is a great workout and also keeps you cool during excess humidity! Always wear a maternity swim- suit before swimming!
  • Outdoor tasks like gardening, jogging, drying the laundry can be done during the early hours of the day when the sun is lower so that you need not come out in the  afternoon when the sun is at its peak!
  • Wear cotton fabrics which are breathable! Keep them loose & comfortable to make you feel comfortable!

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summer pregnancy clothes

  • Make sure you take fluids at regular intervals, it can be water, fruit juices, smoothie, yogurt, fruit infused water and anything fluid which is safe to drink during pregnancy!

Add water based vegetables in your diet like cucumber, tomatoes as it constitutes to water in the body and easier to digest during the summers!

  • Add water based vegetables in your diet like cucumber, tomatoes as it constitutes to water in the body and easier to digest during the summers!

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summer pregnancy diet

  • Always apply sunscreen while going out and if you are in the sun for long, re-apply after every 20 minutes!
  • Always keep moving and don’t sit at one place for too long! This can prevent the swollen feet problem which is quite common in pregnancy!
  • Make sure to rise your legs frequently during the day so as to relive your body from water retention!
  • Also keep in mind to eat things cooked fresh because during summers the food turns bad quickly due to the high temperature and you do not want to upset your stomach in the already high humidity!
  • Don’t eat foods which are very spicy in the summer season because that it a little hard to digest and it makes you feel instantly more hot from the inside! 🙁
  • Do not always stay indoors in an air conditioned room! Make time for evening strolls in the park or near the beach! This will make your body feel naturally lighter & you can breath in fresh air which is good for the body & also your baby!
  • Make sure you do not take salt in high quantity!
  • Try to take small naps frequently during the entire day!

Well, these pretty much cover some of the important aspects you need to take care of during pregnancy!

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