These helpful tips for future
mothers will help you go through the summer easier.
Recently, the summer seems longer and the
temperature is also higher. The sweltering days became a nightmare that
pregnant women are forced to find a way “to live together”. These are some tips
for future mothers to make summer easier for both mother and baby.
In summer days, the temperature increases
up to 35-37 degrees, normal people feel sultry, let alone pregnant women. They
feel more stifling and tired due to changes in the body and the effect of
hormones. Therefore, clothing choice needs to be cool, simple, easy to change
and convenient for personal hygiene.
women should wear bright clothes in summer.
Today, maternity dress has become a seller
commodity in the market, serving pregnant ladies who still want to be
well-dress during no slim days. However, you should not select the beautiful
but sophisticated dresses because they may create the hot and difficulty in moving.
During pregnancy, the woman's breasts will
develop, swell and strain. Selecting the bras with suitable size, cool
materials will help you to protect your breasts in the heavy days. Besides, the
cute doll shoes or modern low heel sandals will a reliable friend for pregnant
women during sultry summer days.
Food and fruit are more diverse in summer,
but hot weather makes pregnant women feel more tired and fastidious. Therefore,
to ensure the health as well as the development of the fetus, pregnant women
should select fresh and frugal foods such as lean meat, egg, tofu, vegetable
and fruit. Drink water regularly to supply water to the body, absolutely avoid
drinking only when feeling thirsty.
summer, pregnant women should choose fresh, frugal foods such as lean meat,
egg, tofu, vegetable and fruit.
However, the future mothers should not eat
too much or try to eat as much as possible, which easily leads to feeling tired
and bored of eating. Many pregnant women have the thought that if they cannot
eat much in summer, just replace foods by kinds of fruit, or eat much in one
meal but neglect other meals. In fact, this is an unhealthy diet affecting
digestive system as well as the health of both mother and baby.
Full sleep not only helps the mother to
recover, maintain health, eliminate fatigue but the more important thing is
that the deep sleep will make their spirit comfortable and help reduce stress.
You should remember that sleep is particularly important to both mother and
baby in the hot summer days.
women should sleep from 7 - 8 hours at night and about 1 hour for afternoon
Choose a cool, comfortable and quiet
sleeping space, away from working electronic devices such as television,
refrigerator, DVD player... If using air conditioner, you should notice the
humidity in the room as well as turning off time for the air to circulate. The
appropriate temperature is from 24-27 degrees.
Before going to bed, listen to instrumental
music, drink enough water ... to create comfortable and pleasant feeling. In
summer, pregnant women should sleep for 7-8 hours at night and about 1 hour for
Around month 5, when the body begins
getting heavy, you should choose to lie on your left side. It will help blood
to circulate easily. If the oedema appears on your legs, you may put a pillow
on your lower part to create a comfortable sleeping.
Going out in such sweltering summer sun is
a torture to many people, and pregnant women should be more careful with this
issue. First, being well-equipped with a full range of sun protection clothing,
gloves, masks ... because the skin of pregnant women is very sensitive, prone
to allergy, rash when exposed to sunlight. In case of necessity, you can use a
light layer of sunblock, but remember to rinse this cream after going home to
ensure the purity of skin.
Remember to carry a water bottle when going out in summer day.
Have sunstroke when going out is also the
cause of headache for many pregnant women in summer. Therefore, start preventing
by wearing cool, light, sweat absorbed clothes, avoid wearing too stuffy one so
that sweat cannot escape but absorb back into the body. You should choose white
and light costumes to limit the heat absorption. Avoid going out when the
temperature is at a peak. Regularly bring water when going out to supplement
water for the body anywhere and anytime.