10 Reasons That Could Disturb Your Sleep During Pregnancy (And What You Can Do About Them)

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3. Insomnia

Try not to let any of these disturbances keep you awake. Deal with each one so you can get back to sleep as quick as you can.

Try these tips:

  • Try to think about relaxing each area of your body – start from your hair and scalp and go down to your feet.
  • Try having a soothing ritual to get you off to a good night’s sleep. Ask your loved one to massage your feet, put on some gentle music, or take a warm bubble bath.
  • Try using a sound machine to see if that eliminates your insomnia.

4. Nausea

For some women, morning sickness isn’t limited to the morning hours. You may find new cravings or your changes in appetite upsetting your stomach as well.

Try these tips:

  • Keep some simple crackers on your night stand in case you need them.
  • Ginger tea is a great beverage to drink if you find yourself becoming nauseated on a regular basis.
  • Try to abstain from a lot of heavy meals, fatty foods, or extra spicy meals.

5. Cramps in your legs

Leg cramps are horrible even when you are not pregnant and they always seem to occur at night. Try to put your legs up before going to bed just to get them relaxed before you try to sleep.

Try these tips:

  • Try to take a walk every day so your legs get some circulation.
  • Make sure you drink plenty of water and fluids during the day.
  • Ask your doctor about potassium, magnesium, and quinine, which is found in tonic water, for treating leg cramps.

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