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How does the Better Sleep Position during Pregnancy?

Many pregnant women who have to sleep with a confused position that how? And whether the baby safe and comfortable? Actual position of the bed do the best during pregnancy?

At the beginning of three semester of the pregnancy, pregnant women can rest and sleep with any of the various positions can be important to provide a sense of comfort the mother.

Pregnant women should not need to worry, that the baby in your womb does not feel comfortable or dangerous, because the mother's body has been created uniquely, so that it can provide protection, the fetus in the mother womb does not ever feel comfortable because fetus in the womb soar in fetal fluids and have their own space to move freely.

Sleep with the prone position

Safe only for pregnant women but usually in first trimester of pregnancy, the breast enlargement and breast that are also more sensitive, will cause inconvenience to sleep prone, and when your stomach is already starting up (14 weeks early) sleep with the prone position to be very uncomfortable because you must endorse the thigh pad to be able to stomach sleeping prone because the start up. From a survey of pregnant women sleeping with the prone position before 16 weeks, but 1% more after 16 weeks become 0%.

Recumbent sleep position

Recommended after 16 weeks of pregnancy pregnant women not to recumbent sleep, because sleeping with a recumbent position laying all your weight to the back of the uterus, bowel, and the inferior vena Cava. Recumbent sleeping position also may increase the risk of lumbago, hemorrhoids, and digestive disturbances, and disrupt breathing and circulation. Recumbent position to sleep in the second and third of three semester and three can also affect blood pressure. For some women, causing a decrease in blood pressure that makes them feel dizzy, to the other, even increase blood pressure. In the case of pregnancy with high blood pressure to sleep with the recumbent position is NOT recommended.

In fact, which position is the best sleep position for pregnant women?

No further research on a safe sleeping position for pregnant women, but are highly recommended after 16 weeks of pregnancy, pregnant women should sleep with sloping position to the left side because this position gives advantage for your baby to get the maximum flow of blood and nutrients to the placenta because of the large vena (inferior vena Cava) on the back of the right side of the spinal return blood from the body to the bottom of the heart. Can also help to remove the kidney and the remaining product fluid from the body of the mother reduce the swelling of the feet, hands and ankle.

sleep with sloping position to the right, is also good, you can change the position of right-sloping left to make your sleeping more comfortable.

If you awakened the night and find you sleeping recumbent, do not worry, you do not do something that you hurt your baby. Only to return to the slanting position. Further information on pregnancy, where the stomach is up, along with other conditions such as cramps, urinating often, false contraction, the baby is kicking your stomach, a sense of increased stomach acid that causes the mother will be awakened several times at night so the mother will have changed sleeping position several times and therefore so does not automatically sleep with recumbent position.

Tips: To bed with a more comfortable sloping position, put a cushion between the knee and one on your back. Or you can buy a special pillow for pregnant women.



Blogger armouris said...

info on better sleep here - Your Guide to Better Sleep

May 20, 2009 at 11:04 AM  

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