how can expectant mothers have better sleep?

how can expectant mothers have better sleep?

Posted Sat, 09/15/2018 - 11:50
By cheryl

how can expectant mothers have better sleep?

1. Try to maintain a fixed sleep time and wake up time every day, even on weekends. Regular work can help you get a better sleep.

2. to create a comfortable sleeping environment for yourself, using curtains, comfortable mattresses, soft bedding and so on. Mothers in the third trimester can buy a maternity pillow that provides more comfortable support for your back and waist and a comfortable sleeping position.

3. diet: you can drink a cup of warm milk before going to bed, or eat some foods with high carbohydrates, but pay attention to not too much to eat before going to bed, drink less water, if there is heartburn You should pay attention to avoid eating spicy greasy or fried foods one hour before going to bed. If mother has insomnia, you should pay attention to reducing the intake of caffeine food and beverages, such as coffee, tea, chocolate, etc. 

4. try to do some relaxation activities before going to bed, such as taking a hot bath, doing body stretching, yoga, massage, etc.

5. it is best to avoid playing with mobile phone or ipad before going to bed: Many mothers are used to playing mobile phones before going to sleep, but in fact we should try to stay away from the electronic screen before going to bed, it will affect our sleep. You can change your mobile phone to other activities, such as reading a book, listening to music, etc. In short, don't stare at the electronic screen, or you may find yourself getting more and more spiritual and can't sleep at all.

6. About insomnia: If you find that you have serious insomnia during pregnancy, you should consult a doctor before using any medicine for insomnia, because some insomnia drugs may damage the baby's growing up.

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