Health Tip: Sleeping When You're Pregnant
-- Sleep eludes many women during pregnancy for a variety of reasons.
To help fight insomnia during pregnancy, the National Sleep Foundation suggests:
- Relax in a warm bath, get a massage from your partner, or write in a journal to help calm worries about your baby.
- Avoid large, spicy and greasy meals close to bedtime.
- Drink lots of fluids, but do so earlier in the day and limit fluids close to bedtime.
- Sleep with extra pillows. Try resting on your left side to help you get comfortable.
Posted: October 2016
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