There is so much I love about being pregnant. It took me a while to get here and I’ve always said that I feel at my best when I am pregnant, but like all things in life, it’s not totally roses.
There are the unrelenting symptoms, the stress and anxiety, the doctor appointments, the aches and pains, and sometimes it’s just really not all that comfortable. Normally, like not pregnant, I don’t care for the heat, but when I am growing a human, the heat seems to be that much more intense for me. I blame it on my “internal oven” being on while baking this baby, but really it just makes all those pregnancy complains seem to be much more unrelenting.
I have never been near end of term while the summertime hit, but this time around, I will be about 6 months pregnant when the summer finally ends. That means I have to navigate the humidity and heat while my internal oven is on and I refuse to sit where there is no air conditioning.
I asked fellow pregnant or have-been pregnant mamas to share with us their biggest complaints about being pregnant in the summer. I have a feeling many of us can relate to all of these points or at least feel a little empathy because it’s not easy.
Click through to read 20 real complaints from 20 different women about what it’s like to be pregnant in the summer:
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