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Summer Pregnancy: 5 ways to stay cool and comfortable when its Hot, Hot, Hot!

Summer is the season for sunny days and balmy nights, which means it’s also the season for expectant mums to feel hot and – let’s be honest here – bothered. And that’s ok, because it’s natural for pregnant women to be feeling the heat. Mums-to-be have a higher core body temperature than usual, there is more blood pumping around the body, and as that baby bump grows, it takes more effort to move around. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to get some relief from the heat. Here are our top 5 tips for staying cool during a summer pregnancy.
Stay hydrated  It’s easy to become dehydrated at the best of times, let alone when you are pregnant during the warm weather. Get into the routine of taking a bottle of water with you wherever you go so you can sip water regularly throughout the day. Choose comfy and light-coloured clothing Fabrics such as cotton and linen are perfect to wear during the summer and will ensure good airflow, light-coloured clothing is cooler than thick and dark-coloured clothi…

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