Healthy in the Heat: A guide to coping with hot weather and heatwaves
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Coping and staying healthy in hot weather and heatwaves including heat related conditions, tips, emergency treatment and recovery
If you are pregnant, it is important for your health and the health of your baby that you follow the tips in this guide when the weather is hot.
During pregnancy, most women have higher body temperatures, making them more sensitive to heat in hot weather.
For this reason, pregnant women need to take extra steps to make sure they and their unborn babies do not overheat:
In a medical emergency, always call triple zero (000) for an ambulance.