July 2019

Being pregnant during the summer is, well, hot.

While carrying your little one, your body is working overtime to cool down and the heat and humidity do not help. Pregnant women are encouraged to take proper precautions so overheating does not happen during pregnancy, which can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The most common signs of heat exhaustion (which can lead to heat stroke) include headache, dizziness, pale skin, profuse sweating, weakness and fainting. Women experiencing symptoms that last longer than one hour should seek immediate medical treatment.

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