There is a huge heat wave going on right now — right in line with the start of the summer solstice. I remember the feeling I had a few years ago when I was 5 months pregnant during a heat wave and thought I was going to die. Yes, I am dramatic, but even in the best non-pregnant days I have never been one to tolerate the heat.
This year I think I may avoid the collision of summer and pregnancy (though I very much hope to be/stay pregnant soon!), but that doesn’t mean I do not feel for all of you who have to be totally (if you’re dramatic like me) miserable in this heat. It is important during any heat wave that you take the necessary precautions to reduce the risks of danger from the heat and though it can be hard to stay sane during this temperature, there are some ways you can increase your comfort and decrease your crazy.
Click through for tips on how to stay safe during a heat wave & why it’s important:
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