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Camping when heavily pregnant - any tips?!

PostPosted: 06 May 2014, 21:08
by monkeydo
Title says it all really!

We‘re going camping in 3 weeks for 3 nights, I‘ll be 31 weeks.

I like to think I‘m pretty "hardy" and we‘re seasoned campers but I‘m still a bit apprehensive.

Any advice for BTDTs?

Re: Camping when heavily pregnant - any tips?!

PostPosted: 06 May 2014, 22:16
by issi
I found I was physically comfortable but much more susceptible to waking if other people made any noise - could you take ear plugs?

Re: Camping when heavily pregnant - any tips?!

PostPosted: 07 May 2014, 05:33
by gingerbreadhouse
I discovered when camping at 8 months pregnant that I could use a travel potette :oops: not sure that's a tip though, maybe more of a good to know in an emergency!

I took a few extra pillows with me just to make sure I could get comfortable ish at night.

Re: Camping when heavily pregnant - any tips?!

PostPosted: 07 May 2014, 07:34
by Disco
what GBH said about the pillows, I think we might've taken just a duvet instead of sleeping bags too. Didn't have a travel pottete when I camped heavily pregers but have used the potty since... :mona

Re: Camping when heavily pregnant - any tips?!

PostPosted: 07 May 2014, 12:47
by Mini B's Mummy
I went at about 8 months and took an extra duvet to fold up underneath me as well as extra pillows for comfort when sleeping. I wasn't much help pitching the tent, so DH had to do it on his own!

Re: Camping when heavily pregnant - any tips?!

PostPosted: 07 May 2014, 13:11
by Jaymlin
Take your hospital notes!!! And a comfy camping chair (although I'm sure you'll already have one if your well experienced campers)

Re: Camping when heavily pregnant - any tips?!

PostPosted: 07 May 2014, 13:18
by issi
Yeah, the potette didn't occur to me as I don't see it as just a when-pregnant thing :oops: :oops: