How to sleep during pregnancy?
Did you know that out of 75 years a person spends 25 years on a dream! For normal life, a person should not only be awake, but also give rest to the brain during sleep. To recover and protect the nervous system, a pregnant woman, like any other person, needs to sleep. But as the future mother’s tummy begins to grow, she begins to worry about how to sleep properly during pregnancy and think about whether she does it right.
Body position during sleep
How to sleep during pregnancy? In the beginning of pregnancy, when the stomach is not noticeable, continue to sleep as you slept before. You do not harm your baby, and you yourself will not be inconvenienced. But if you know that it is always difficult for you to get used to the new conditions of life, then follow the rules from the very beginning. Doctors recommend from the first months of pregnancy to master this position in a dream, which is necessary for a large belly.This will save you from sleepless nights at the end of the term.
According to the doctors, the most comfortable and favorable posture for pregnant women with a noticeable belly is on the side. And it is better to sleep during pregnancy on the left side, when the left leg is straight and the right leg is bent. Well, if the right foot will rest on the pillow. The advantage of this situation is that the blood flow to the fetus improves, and swelling of the legs also subsides. The disappearance of edema is associated with the best work of the kidneys and liver in this position.
Future mothers are often interested in whether pregnant women can sleep on the stomach? With a big belly it is undesirable to sleep in the pose "on the belly", because there will be a lot of pressure on the fetus. Although it is protected by amniotic fluid, adverse conditions are taking place.
During pregnancy, sleeping on your back seems comfortable. This position is comfortable for the pregnant and safe for the baby. But in the last trimester of pregnancy, some people have back pains, blood circulation worsens, so it will be very difficult for them to sleep on their backs. And also in this position the fetus is strongly pressed on the internal organs. The best way out is to sleep on your side.
Poor sleep during pregnancy - what to do?
- When lying down is uncomfortable, and the pregnant woman cannot sleep normally, it is advised to put a lot of pillows under her back and take a reclining position.
- It is better to use a breathing blanket so that the body temperature remains normal and sleep becomes more comfortable.
- Try to change poses more often, so you reduce the pain that may occur in the back.
- Choose comfortable and wide clothes for sleeping.
- Sleeping pills can not drink to pregnant women. You can replace the medicine tea with mint and melissa.