If you're in your second or third trimester—heck, even if you're in your first—the summer heat can be a real challenge. With summer fast approaching, you're going to need an escape plan. How about the movies?
What could be better? It's air-conditioned. It has over-sized snacks and drinks. The bathrooms are a reasonably short walk. And if you're lucky, you're near one of those luxury theaters with the extra-roomy reclining seats that let you put your feet up and take some pressure off your lower back.
Yup, the movies are a great place for pregnant women to beat the heat this summer. And we've rounded up seven movies that will lift your spirits while you kick your feet up.
Gabrielle Union goes all mama bear in this movie as a mom trying to save her children from the thieves who broke into her vacation home. In theaters now, this movie shows just how bad-ass moms can be!
Life of the Party
Looking for a good laugh? Melissa McCarthy always delivers. This time, she's a recently dumped housewife who goes back to college—with her daughter. Deanna (McCarthy) plunges headfirst into the college experience, and even brings the 80s back to campus.
Your favorite wisecracking mercenary is back! He joins up with three mutants to save a little boy from the evil Cable. Action, comedy and Ryan Reynolds....we're in!
This time, the ladies are in charge. Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) recruits a crack team of specialists to pull off the biggest heist of their lives.
If this isn't your first pregnancy, chances are the kids are coming with you. So here's one that everyone will enjoy. This time Mr. Incredible is home caring for Jack Jack while Elastigirl saves the world!
Ant Man and the Wasp
Summer means lots of blockbuster action movies, and lots of sequels (see above). In the latest Marvel Studios movie, Ant Man dons the suit once more and joins forces with the Wasp.
Solo:A Star Wars Story
Finally! We find out how Han Solo met Chewbacca!
Looking for more ways to beat the heat? Check out our Pregnancy Summer Survival Tips.