Mosquitoes Love Pregnant Women

Being pregnant in the summer has a lot of cons––it’s hot, you’re sweating a bunch, and the mosquitoes seem to come to you in droves. If you’re a Louisiana native, you know the summers (and mosquitoes) here are no joke. However, did you know that your pregnancy actually attracts mosquitoes more than normal? It’s true, mosquitoes love pregnant women. So if you ever thought that they were specifically seeking you out––you’d be correct.

This article was originally published in Spring 2024.