Ms. Wang is 7 months pregnant, and her sleep is very good. Since pregnancy, she has not been as good as before. Especially during this period, she couldn't sleep for several hours at a night, and she was worried about sleep at night during the day, which made her trance all day and her temper worsening. She was very puzzled. She used to sleep so well, how she became pregnant. Some people say that nine out of ten pregnant women suffer from insomnia. Why? If the pregnant woman understands the cause and learns to relieve it, you can sleep till dawn.
What is the impact of insomnia in pregnant women?
Many pregnantWomen are troubled by insomnia. The main manifestations are difficulty falling asleep, lack of deep sleep, easy awakening and early awakening, as well as multiple dreams and discomfort after waking up. If a pregnant woman suffers from insomnia for a long time, it will affect the body’s resistance and get sick easily. Moreover, if pregnant women's long-term insomnia is not treated, it will lead to excessive stress, and will also make the balance between the cerebral cortex and internal organs imbalance, which will cause circulatory dysfunction and threaten the health of the fetus.
What are the causes of insomnia in pregnant women?
1. Frequent urination
This is an important factor affecting pregnant women’s sleepBecause many pregnant women experience frequent urination, in addition to going to the toilet during the day, they also have to get up several times at night. As any person, I can't sleep well when I get up two or three times in the bathroom at night. However, pregnant women should be careful not to hold back their urine even if they don't think about it. Otherwise, it may cause urinary tract infection, which is not good for the fetus.
2. Leg cramps
Many pregnant women will experience leg cramps in the middle and late stages of pregnancy, especially at night, which is generally lack of leg cramps. Caused by calcium. In this case, it is bound to affect the sleep of pregnant women.
3. Incorrect sleeping positionstrong>
As the belly gets bigger and bigger, the sleeping posture of pregnant women should be paid more attention. If the pregnant woman sleeps incorrectly, the fetus will also feel uncomfortable, which will increase fetal movement and cause the pregnant woman to sleep well. In the third trimester, the sleeping position of pregnant women is mainly in the side lying position, and some pillows can be used when necessary.
4. High pressure
Some pregnant women are too worried about the development of the fetus during pregnancy, worrying all day long, too nervous, and too stressed. Pregnant women should adjust this state and try to maintain a positive and happy attitude.
How can pregnant women relieve insomnia?
1. Soak your feet before going to bed
Pregnant women can soak their feet with hot water before going to bed to relax their body and mind and make it easier Go to sleep. Or if you can massage it before going to bed, the effect will be better.
2. Drink less water before going to bed
In the 1-2 hours before going to bed, pregnant women should drink as little or no water as possible. Do not eat diuretic foods such as watermelon, so that you can reduce the number of times you go to the bathroom at night and sleep better.
3. Increase sleeping positionstrong>
In the third trimester, pregnant women should choose to lie on their side as much as possible, so as to ensure the blood supply to the heart, uterus and kidneys of the pregnant woman, and to provide sufficient blood and nutrients to the fetus. If the fetus is comfortable, there will be no "noisy" and pregnant women can sleep better.
Tao Ma said: The sleep of pregnant women is closely related to the development of the fetus. If a pregnant woman suffers from insomnia, do not bear it. It is to learn ways to relieve it, otherwise it will be detrimental to the health of yourself and the fetus. Did you have insomnia during pregnancy? How is it alleviated?