So You Want to Be a Spring Bride, But You Have Terrible Allergies...

Planning Tips

Some people are dead-set on having an outdoor wedding in the spring and for good reason: it's a gorgeous time of year filled with romantic floral inspiration and pastel hues. But if you're someone who suffers from seasonal allergies and hay fever, this can drop a major wrench in your plans. Here, how to handle your allergies if you're throwing a spring wedding.

The most important thing to do when you have allergies and are hosting a spring wedding is of course to first see your allergist and determine the best course of action to avoid the sniffles and sneezes on your big day. If possible, have as much of your wedding as possible indoors in a well air-conditioned venue. If you think about this before venue shopping, be sure to ask about their air conditioner and even look during the spring to see if you have any reactions. If you didn't think about this before putting your deposit down (which is totally possible, it's hard to remember!), you'll want to ensure necessary precautions like added ventilation if possible, a thorough sweeping of dust, etc, is taken care of.

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If you're having some of the wedding outdoors then you should do photos, for example, late in the morning or mid afternoon to avoid the highest amount of pollen. In your wedding-day emergency kit you should also keep non-drowsy anti-histamines and decongestants and tissues to save you from a sneezing spree should the pollen levels be extra high on your wedding day.

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