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.
Ideas to Have a Safe Pregnancy
During the Summer Months- Hello, Mr. Sun!
My friend and colleague Tina Lebedies suggested this topic. As it turns out, there is a lot to write about when it comes to coping with
the heat while you are pregnant! So this is how I am going to organize this topic: I am going to split in two parts. Today I am going to share
why it is so important that you take extra care – be a Drama Queen when it comes
to taking care of yourself if you are pregnant in the summer.
Well, we are back to posting after our class session. We are so excited to be teaching again after
our summer break up in Payson, AZ.
Last night was our second class of the series, “Nutrition in
Pregnancy”. We show the video of a visit
Dr. Brewer made to one of Marjie & Jay Hathaway’s classes in CA. Although it’s dated as far as analogies and
hairstyles, and some of the information has changed for our generation*, the
majority of the information still rings true.