8 Fruits for a Hot Summer Pregnancy

These summer fruits help alleviate some of the most common pregnancy symptoms.

Article & Photo courtesy of Well Rounded NY

As with many things in life, eating for two isn’t about quantity, it’s about quality — especially in the summer, when the heat makes you feel tired, lightheaded and swollen. The good news is, summer comes with an abundance of delicious, healthful fruits that can not only help you beat the heat, but also satisfy your sweet tooth. What’s more, did you know that some summer fruits can help relieve some of the least pleasant pregnancy symptoms?

Whether you are suffering from insomnia, leg cramps, constipation or nausea, we have you covered. Here are 8 of the best fruits to eat during pregnancy in the summer.

1. Watermelon, against dehydration.

A true summer time staple, this melon is super hydrating. Your need for water increases throughout your pregnancy to keep both you and baby comfortable. It helps keep headaches and fatigue at bay and helps sustain your level of amniotic fluid.