Category Archives: Obstetrics

Surviving your summer pregnancy

By Dr. Lisa Kramer –

Swelling ankles, constant sweating, never ending thirst – welcome to your summer pregnancy. If you’re an expectant mom, dealing with the pains of pregnancy during the summer months can be less than fun. Use these five tips to survive your summer pregnancy, even when it’s sweltering hot!

Dealing with swelling

We can’t say this enough. The best way to deal with swelling is to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! Eight glasses of water daily is a must. Squeezing lemon into your water not only adds flavor, but the lemon juice helps to reduce your swelling as well. Continue reading