As you read on Tuesday (Part 1), dehydration and hyperthermia can cause dangerous complications of pregnancy. Remember you have permission to be a Drama Queen during the summer months! Take it easy and take care of yourself as the temperature climbs. You can also enlist your partner and other family members to help you take advantage of one, some, or all of these comfort measures listed below to avoid dehydration and hyperthermia in the first place.
The simplest steps you can take are staying hydrated, getting rest, and staying out of direct sunlight and high temperatures.