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12 Things No One Expects During a Summer Pregnancy

12 THINGS NO ONE EXPECTS DURING A SUMMER PREGNANCY Women who are pregnant have an increased amount of blood in their body, making them feel warmer! Because pregnant women have extra fluid in their bodies, they're likely to have swollen feet and ankles. A pregnant woman's metabolism works overtime, meaning she will sweat more to cool herself down. Alcohol is off limits during pregnancy. It can be difficult for pregnant women to dress comfortably during the summer since they feel warmer! It can be difficult for pregnant women to find something they want to wear that's stylish and comfortable. A pregnant woman's skin is much more sensitive during pregnancy, making sunscreen a must! A pregnant woman may be sleepy after a day in the sun because of dehydration. Spending too much time in high heat and humidity isn't safe for a pregnant woman, but exercising indoors is safe! A pregnant woman needs to drink more water to help support the baby and keep her hydrated! If a pregnant woman's body becomes too hot, there could be problems for both the baby and the mother. A pregnant woman should stay close to air conditioning to make sure she doesn't overheat! UnityPoint Clinic

12 Things No One Expects During a Summer Pregnancy

shared by UnityPointClinic on Jul 27
Did you know a woman’s blood volume increases by 40-50 percent when she’s pregnant, making her sweat more and become hotter? Find out 11 more reasons being pregnant in the summer is tough and some...


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