The best tip I have is to carry a battery powered fan in my handbag when out and about in the summer months. Its small & compact and great when you need a quick cool down!
– Laura, Mumma & Co
Dip your feet or pulse points (wrists/inner elbows) in cool water to help cool you down. I’d spend weeks running my wrists under the taps at work!! That and definitely invest in a fan. It’s SO worth it in the middle of the night!
– Hayley, Devon Mama
Stay hydrated, drink as much water as possible! & carry spare clothes with you (leggings etc) just incase you get too hot and need to change. But the main one being – stay hydrated, and if you cant face drinking lots due to sickness, suck on ice cubes this helped me so much along with ice lollies.
– Zoe, Mummy & Liss
Carry a water spray everywhere! If you have a couple, you can rotate them in the fridge so there is always one at hand. I found 2 large sprays for £1 in Poundland last week!
– Mel, Le Coin De Mel
Get one of those cooling sprays, also aloe Vera gel for swollen ankles and feet, plus I echo soaking pulse points in cool water. Stay indoors and don’t do too much!
– Jenny, Midwife & Life
Last summer I resorted to sitting in the paddling pool 😂 my daughter enjoyed splashing around whilst I cooled my swollen ankles and attempted to cool down!
– Lucy, Real Mum Reviews
I had really itchy skin in the summer so get moisturiser in the fridge. Felt utterly amazing to put it all over my skin! Kept the suncream in their too
– Laura, Edinburgh with Kids
I was addicted to Ice Lollies and could eat a packet in a row, but obviosuly not the heallthiest choice right? Freeze fruit purée and snack on that instead – also good practise on your purée skills for when the baby arrives!
– Georgina, Georgina Clarke Blog
Wearing nothing but pants…at home obviously!!
– Natalie, Crummy Mummy
Convince everyone you really need a break and head for a spa session that has air-con. For the baby you know.
– Nyomi, Nomi Paloney
Pregnancy, no matter how much we would like it to be it’s not always the most glamorous thing, especially not during the hot summer months where your pregnancy glow is actually just a splattering of sweat and your ankles are the same size as your neck. Here our bloggers share their top tips on keeping your cool this Summer.
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