INSOMNIA DURING PREGNANCY
Insomnia during pregnancy is very common and affects approximately 80% of pregnant women.
Whatever the reason may be, it is important to know that insomnia is not harmful to your baby.
Insomnia is the complaint or perception of poor-quality sleep.
- Difficulty falling asleep.
- Waking up frequently during the night.
- Difficulty returning to sleep.
- Un-refreshing sleep.
- Discomfort due to the increased size of your abdomen.
- Back pains.
- Frequent urination during the night.
- Frequent and vivid dreams.
- Hormonal changes.
- Try new sleeping positions.
- Take a warm bath before bedtime.
- Try to change your thermostat to a comfortable temperature.
- Try relaxation techniques.
- If you still cannot asleep you should get up; you might read a book, watch TV, eat a small snack, fix some warm milk.
- Exercise during the day.
- Don’t sleep during the day.