Yum! This weekend's celebrations certainly open up for the summer food season. There are some great foods that are best found in the hottest months of the year. One of my favorites its watermelon. While this food doesn't hold a lot of potential for illness, that's not true of other picnic foods, particularly when you're pregnant.
There are some pregnancy rules of picnic food they will hold true no matter what type of picnic you're at. But in addition to the food, think about safety from the point of the sun and heat as well. Drink to thirst and try to keep a cool glass of water nearby, remember that caffeine can cause you to dehydrate. You will also want to stay out of the direct sun for long periods of time and to wear sunscreen.
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