Five Things Pregnant Women Need to Know about Their Sleeping Posture and How to Get a Comfortable Sleep During Pregnancy

Getting a comfortable sleep during pregnancy is crucial for a mom-to-be as it directly affects the physical and mental health of the mother as well as the developing child in the womb. Sleeping in a relaxed posture with all muscles being put to rest assure fatigue relieve and keep the body in a way that promotes blood circulation, help in recovering from fatigue and bodily pain and also make sure to help in easier breathing.

In order to make sure that the woman who is expecting a child will be able to relieve bodily pain and will enjoy an active body health, it is important to make sure that she sleeps well and in a relaxed way.

This not only helps in maintaining good bodily health for the mother but also assure better development of the fetus.

In fact, it is obvious that during pregnancy, women feel irritable, painful and sometimes restless while sleeping on either side of their body. They may also feel like they cannot lie straight on their back as they might feel the burden on their back and may also experience pain. So it is important to note that they should follow up a sleeping posture that keeps them relaxed and let them sleep comfortably.

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So what mom-to-be should understand about their sleeping posture is:

They may lie on one side of their body but keep the body in a relaxed way so that the pelvic muscles, the back muscles, and the shoulder is kept supported and no pressure point may be allowed to develop with such a  posture. For this purpose, women can use pregnancy pillows. These may help in supporting the belly area, back, neck and shoulder in a balanced way and will surely help in giving a relaxed sleep which is otherwise not possible.

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The beautiful placenta of an 7lb 14oz baby girl.
Choosing the perfect placenta print.

 

Washing and draining.
Traditional herbs are used to steam the placenta
Ready to steam.
Preparing for dehydration.
The placenta is left to dehydrate overnight.
The final product!