If you are pregnant, then most likely sleepless and restless nights have become the new normal for you. Some say it’s preparing you for the interrupted sleepless nights to come after your baby is born. But whatever the reason, it can be frustrating and exhausting not to be able to get a good night's sleep. Here are some holistic remedies I have gathered up over the years … [Read more...] about Dealing with Insomnia During Pregnancy
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Getting enough sleep continues to be a major challenge for many individuals, with 10 to 15% of Americans currently suffering from chronic insomnia. As schedules continue to be jam-packed with work, activities, and obligations, there seems to be less room for relaxation and little time to un-wind at the end of the day before trying to catch some precious sleep. Many … [Read more...] about Learn How to Fight Insomnia
There is a common misconception while pregnant, that eating for two means you need to consume more food. While pregnant you only need 250 -300 more calories then you do before you were pregnant. Chances are if you are eating a typical American diet you are getting way over the daily calories needed even without a baby growing inside. Instead of worrying about eating enough … [Read more...] about Eating For Quality When Pregnant
This post was written by Jen Rattie in partnership with Knit Health. All opinions are her own. As far back as I can remember I have had insomnia. I am from a long line of insomniacs. I was hoping when I had children that the issue would skip them, but we weren’t that lucky. It started off the bat when they were babies. They were night owls and needed a lot of … [Read more...] about Detect Sleep Disturbances and What Causes Them in Your Children with Knit
Until further study, pregnant women are generally not recommended to take sleeping pills. Your doctor will likely only prescribe sleeping medications that have been tested on pregnant women and are proven safe, or if the health benefits outweigh any risk. If you are pregnant and experiencing insomnia or having trouble sleeping, always talk to your doctor before using any type … [Read more...] about Is It Safe to Take Sleeping Pills While Pregnant?