Moms-to-Be Can Beat the Heat With These Must-See Summer Movies

by: Laurie Mega
Pregnant and trying to beat the heat this summer? Duck into your nearest air-conditioned theater, grab your Raisinettes and check out one of these movies!

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.

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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.

Breaking In

Movies for Pregnant Ladies: Breaking In

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

Movies for Pregnant Ladies: 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.

Deadpool 2

Movies for Pregnant Ladies: Deadpool 2

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!

Ocean's 8

Movies for Pregnant Ladies: Ocean's 8

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.

Incredibles II

Movies for Pregnant Ladies: Incredibles 2

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!

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Ant Man and the Wasp

Movies for Pregnant Ladies: 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

Movies for Pregnant Ladies: Solo

Finally! We find out how Han Solo met Chewbacca!

Looking for more ways to beat the heat? Check out our Pregnancy Summer Survival Tips.