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How to sleep when pregnant: Best positions and sleep aids

This is a subject that often flies through our network channel news feeds from mums-to-be, so I thought it would be great addition to the site.

Admittedly, I have never personally experienced pregnancy so cannot talk to you directly from personal experience, however I have friends that who have. The discussions about how to get comfortable, what are the best pillows etc are often the ones I read, or hear.

This is a great advice article that helps mums to be learn and understand everything about being pregnant and sleeping. It even gives advice abut how to sleep safely so that you reduce any risks to your unborn child. Another problem that new mums to be frequently worry about.

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How to sleep when pregnant: Best positions and sleep aids

By Zawn Villines | Reviewed by Carolyn Kay, MD

Many women have concerns about how to sleep when pregnant. Pregnancy can cause difficulty sleeping, and certain sleeping positions are safer than others. Learn how to sleep when pregnant here, including what positions to try or avoid.

Sleep issues are common during pregnancy, especially in the third trimester, when finding a comfortable sleeping position can be challenging.

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Article last reviewed by Wed 2 October 2019.

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