11 Pregnancy Holiday Essentials

July 18, 2016

You’re not travel-ready until you’ve gone through this list

 

Summer is finally here! You’ve booked your flight, now make sure you’re truly ready to travel with everything you’ll need for your pregnancy holiday.

Luggage

Pack light with Tripp’s Holiday 5 (reduced to £42). With a five-year guarantee, this lightweight cabin suitcase on wheels comes with a retractable pull handle.

Summer Dress

Update your holiday look with this easy, breezy cross back slip dress from Topshop (£29). We love this hot colour!

Swimwear

Check out this gorgeous Sweetheart maternity tankini from Séraphine (£39). The bottoms sit comfortably under your bump while the top is slightly ruched at the sides for a flexible fit.

Shoes

Explore a new city in these comfy Chain Jewelled mules from Next (£26). Simply slip on and go! Click here for more gorgeous summer shoes.

Sun Hat

Keep cool in this stylish summer hat from Accessorize (£15). We’d bet good money it’ll go with everything! (But we won't…)

Sunglasses

A summer holiday isn’t complete without a cool pair of shades. You can’t go wrong with these gold mirrored aviator-style glasses from River Island (£12).

Beach Bag

Hit the seaside with this Catch Me By The Sea beach bag from notonthehighstreet.com (£18). You can even have the inside personalised for an extra £3!

 

Sunscreen

Clarins have you covered with their Sun Care milk-lotion spray (£20, John Lewis). It offers very high UVB 50+ protection for complete peace of mind in the sun.

Travel First Aid Kit

Head to Boots for their St John Ambulance Travel First Aid Kit (£11.99). It includes insect cooling spray, sterile wipes, plasters and a splinter remover to name a few!

Portable Fan

Keep cool and buy this LingsFire rechargeable fan from Amazon (£13.58). Choose between using the dry fan setting, water mist or both! Charge it with a USB port.

Pregnancy Mags

Sit back, relax and catch up on all things pregnancy with these top magazines. This month, Fit Pregnancy interviews Hilary Baldwin where she talks confidence; Gurgle shares their pregnancy tips; and Mother & Baby looks at weaning yourself off sugar.

What holiday essentials will you pack this summer? Let us know below. 

Images courtesy of Accessorize, Amazon, Boots, Fit Pregnancy, Gurgle, John Lewis, Mother & Baby, Next, notonthehighstreet.comRiver Island, Séraphine, Topshop and Tripp.





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Size Guide

To calculate the size of band that's right for you, you'll need to measure around your waist and bump across its largest point - usually at the tummy button.

Bump Size* S M L XL
80 - 100 cms
(32 - 40 inches)
100 - 120 cms
(40 - 48 inches)
120 - 140 cms
(48- 56 inches)
140+ cms
(56+ inches)

 *All bumps are different and grow at different times. You may find that you will need to go up a size as your pregnancy progresses