Insomnia means you have difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. During pregnancy, it tends to be more common in the first and third trimesters. Insomnia is quite common and you might feel miserable, but the good news, it’s not harmful to your baby!

Here a few things that may help you to have more restful nights.

•Certain ways to treat insomnia and pregnancy include exercise. Exercise will help with sleep onset and obtaining deeper levels of sleep at night.

Relaxation techniques including meditation.

Passive stretching.

Yoga can help with sleep onset as well.

•keeping your room a cool environment will help with anybody’s temperature dis-regulation.

Keeping your room cooler will help lower your body temperature which will also help maintain better sleep at night.

•Drink plenty of water throughout the day, but minimize drinking after 7 p.m!

•Eating an early dinner can also help, but don’t go to bed hungry , before going to bed eat a light snack😋!

Avoid screen time at least an hour before bed. Blue light from the TV, mobile, can have an impact on your circadian rhythm. Read a book instead.

•Taking a soothing bath might also make you sleepy.

•Keep your room dark, and quiet for optimal sleeping conditions.

•Lie on your side, tuck a pillow between your knees and use one under your belly as it gets bigger.

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  1. Omotola says...

    Thanks for the information

  2. Mohammed says...

    Nice and useful

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