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7 Must-Haves for Your Babymoon or Beach Vacation

Everything you need for taking your bump to the beach this summer!

With the fourth of July just around the corner, it’s vacation season time once again.  For expecting moms, heading out for a vacation or “babymoon” is a great way to get some much needed relaxation and rest before the bundle of joy arrives.

But because moms-to-be have a few extra needs for staying comfortable and safe in the sun, you’ll want to be sure to have these seven items before your feet hit the sand…

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  • Beach Cover-up 1 of 7
    Beach Cover-up
    Whether you choose a maternity style or a regular smocked dress that accommodates your growing belly, a comfortable beach cover-up is perfect for walks on the beach or lunch by the pool.
  • Natural Sunscreen 2 of 7
    Natural Sunscreen
    There are enough discomforts that come along with pregnancy - no need to add a sunburn to the list! Protect your skin with an all natural sunscreen that provides adequate UV protection without any harsh or harmful chemicals.
  • Big Floppy Sun Hat 3 of 7
    Big Floppy Sun Hat
    Keep the sun off your face and your body temperature down by making sure you have sun protection for your head. The bigger the better!
  • Filtered Water Bottle 4 of 7
    Filtered Water Bottle
    Staying hydrated is always a concern for pregnant women, especially in the hot and humid summer months. Grab a filtered water bottle to keep in your beach bag so that you can make sure you have clean water available everywhere you go.
  • Bathing Suit 5 of 7
    Bathing Suit
    Whether you choose a maternity one-piece or tankini or opt to rock your bump in a traditional bikini, having a bathing suit that makes you feel beautiful and confident at the beach is essential to a fun and relaxing vacation.
  • Reading Material 6 of 7
    Reading Material
    As soon-to-be moms there is so much to read and learn before the baby arrives. Take advantage of some much needed downtime by the pool to read all of those recommended baby books! An e-reader like the Nook or Kindle allows you to take many books in one small device, keeping your bag lightweight and manageable.
  • Breezy Beach Dresses 7 of 7
    Breezy Beach Dresses
    Make sure to have a few comfortable dresses that can be worn for either dinners out on the town, or relaxing nights at home spent reading on the deck. Long jersey styles can be dressed up or down with the right accessories!

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