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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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