Expectant parents know that it’ll be harder to get a good night’s sleep after their little one arrives, but who would have guessed that catching enough ZZZs during pregnancy could be so difficult? Actually, you may sleep more than usual during the first trimester of your pregnancy. It’s normal to feel tired as your body works to protect and nurture the developing baby. The placenta (the organ that nourishes the fetus until birth) is just forming, your body is making more blood, and your heart is pumping faster. So here are some tips you should follow:
Getting Quality Sleep Can Be Tough During Pregnancy.
If you’re pregnant and have trouble sleeping, you should try these useful tips. You’ll start feeling better rested in no time.
2 Left Is Right.
It’s best not to sleep on your stomach or back beyond your first trimester; instead, try to sleep or nap on your left side.
3 Frequent Late Night Bathroom Visits.
If this is your problem, make it a point not to drink water two hours before lights out.
4 Invest In A Great Pillow.
There are special pillows designed to help pregnant women get the best sleep possible. These special pillows are simply referred to as “pregnancy pillows.”