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Best Sleeping Positions for Pregnant Women

Jul 23 , 2020

Sleep is a common issue during pregnancy, especially in the third trimester when finding a comfortable sleeping position is difficult and challenging. Many pregnant women wonder what is the best position to sleep as finding a comfortable position to fall asleep while pregnant is quite difficult. So here are some of the best and comfortable sleep positions for pregnant women.

  • Sleeping on your left side 

To be mothers are usually advised to sleep on the left side because this position improves blood flow and breathing. This is a comfortable position for sleeping. 

  • Stomach sleeping 

Many pregnant women think that sleeping on the stomach will harm them, but it is not like that. Your fetus is comfortable settled and protected, so you can sleep on your belly without worry. You can sleep on your belly if you feel comfortable. 

  • Three quarter position 

If nothing suits you then try this position. Get a maternity pillow, which helps you support your head with more ease. Keep one leg bent and one leg extended with a pillow or cushion between your thighs to allow proper blood flow and relieve muscular tension and your joints. For more comfort add as many pillows as you can and place when wherever you want. 

  • Some tips: 
  1. Well, you can read about the strengths and weaknesses of each sleeping position, but do not ignore the signs that your body gives you. If you feel uncomfortable then stitch immediately. 
  2. Put a pillow under your side to raise your chest
  3. For belly and back support add pillows 
  4. Support your neck also 

Sleep in a position that is comfortable for you! 

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