New mothers have so much to anticipate beyond sleep and pregnancy, with so much of the unknown so difficult to predict.
How will I feel over the next nine months?
Is it a boy or a girl?
Will I have morning sickness?
What will labor and delivery be like?
Have I picked out the right things for the nursery?
One way we can help new moms take some of the mystery out of their pregnancy is to shine the spotlight on some of the ways in which sleep may change during the course of pregnancy.
While each trimester has its own share of specific challenges when it comes to sleep, it’s best for expectant mothers to prepare for some realities to occur throughout their pregnancy:
If you are pregnant and struggling to get adequate sleep, or have other concerns related to sleep and pregnancy, please reach out to us at our Sleeptember forum, where members and sleep specialists can help guide you through the changes that pregnancy brings to sleep. We can offer support and help to get you through these challenging times.