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Why Pregnant Women Snore

Posted by Darian Dozier on Nov 11, 2022 11:32:00 AM

Pregnancy can drastically change the body. There are many new conditions that can appear when someone does become pregnant. These include conditions such as indigestion, heartburn, to extreme fatigue and trouble sleeping. For some, about 14% to 53%, pregnancy can also come with snoring. This snoring can become more frequent as the pregnancy progresses and the woman becomes bigger. You may be wondering why snoring increases over pregnancy and when snoring may actually be indicative of an underlying issue. Continue reading to learn some of the answers to these questions about snoring, like what causes snoring and when to be concerned.

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Postpartum Depression and Sleep

Posted by Darian Dozier on Jul 11, 2022 6:08:00 PM

Having a baby is one of the most challenging things that happens in this world. There are so many life adjustments that happened for all parents involved and the entire family as a unit. If it is your first child or your fourth child, the challenges are still present. One challenge that has been linked to sleep, but often is not talked about as having a relationship to sleep, is postpartum depression.

Postpartum depression is a mental state that many  women experience after giving birth. These symptoms can vary person-to-person, and pregnancy to pregnancy within the same person. Keeping this in mind it's important to recognize postpartum depression to help women get the help that they need. Here's some more information on postpartum depression and how it relates to sleep. 

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Topics: Pregnancy

How to Improve Sleep While Pregnant

Posted by Darian Dozier on Jan 26, 2022 8:15:00 AM

Sleeping while pregnant can be one of the most difficult things of the entire journey. Women's bodies are changing, becoming larger and taking on a new shape, all of which can impact the mechanics and comfort of sleeping. This can lead to many women feeling sleep deprived and having trouble getting through a full night's sleep. However, it's very important that pregnant women get enough sleep throughout their pregnancy. Women who are habitually sleep deprived often have more complications than those who got their recommended number of hours. Here are some tips and more information on how to sleep while pregnant. 

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How to Get Better Sleep While Pregnant

Posted by Darian Dozier on Dec 7, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Are you experiencing the joy of pregnancy? That's wonderful news, but you may find yourself having sleep troubles. This is quite common for expecting mothers, but you are not relegated to poor sleep before your baby arrives and undoes your sleep long-term. Here are a few tips to help you get better sleep while pregnant. 

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Topics: Pregnancy

How Pregnancy can Impact Your Sleep

Posted by Darian Dozier on Dec 4, 2021 8:55:00 AM

Pregnancy can be a wonderful thing for women and families, but can also come with a lot of changes to your sleep. You may have heard that pregnant women sleep all the time or can't sleep at all. Both of these are true and have several different causes. Keep reading to find out how pregnancy can impact your sleep.

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Topics: Pregnancy

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