Here are 6 simple tips to keep you cool and comfortable during your summertime pregnancy!
- Cool showers- Include a cool shower in your daily home from work or evening routine to help you cool down.
- Hang out poolside - Grab your suit and take a dip! Submerging into the water is an AMAZING feeling during pregnancy! The buoyancy of the water is a wonderful support for your joints, back and belly and the water helps to keep you cool. Swimming can also help your body relax, helping baby find an optimal position for birth. *BONUS: Swimming is also a great workout!*
- Spray the heat away- If only it were that easy, but this tip is! Fill a stainless steel spray bottle with ice water or a properly diluted water to peppermint essential oil ratio and give yourself a refreshing spritz when the heat gets overwhelming. *Alternative: You could also use a cooling peppermint hydrosol, we like Mountain Rose Herbs
What do you do to survive the sunny season during pregnancy? Share your tips in the comments!