16 minutes | Feb 8th 2021

TPJ 96: How To Sleep Better During Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, it can be so hard to get enough sleep. Between the hormones and feeling so uncomfortable, it can be very hard to sleep. And if you have other children or issues in the mix, it can be even more challenging to get the rest we need.     While there certainly are some things outside of our control, there are quite a few things that are within our control. In that light, I’d like to offer 10 suggestions to help you prioritize sleep so you can get more rest.     [01:39] 1. Keep your bedroom clean and tidy [03:11] 2. Use calming fragrances [03:37] 3. Use comfy PJs and sheets [04:58] 4. Keep your room cooler [06:11] 5. Use comfy pillows [06:51] 6. Reduce light exposure [10:04] 7. Talk to your health care provider about sleep supplements [11:25] 8. Drink more water in the morning and less in the evening [12:05] 9. Try out some gadgets and gizmos [13:36] 10. Go to bed earlier   If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about your biggest takeaway. Take a selfie of you listening or a screenshot of the show, post it to instagram stories, and tag me @parentingjunkie or feel free to DM me on instagram, I try to reply to as many as I can!Are you subscribed to my podcast? Subscribe here so that fresh episodes are delivered directly to you. Those shiny 5-star ratings and sweet reviews have me all gushy, thank you. But more importantly, they help other parents discover the Parenting Junkie Show and spread the word about Loving parenting and Parenting from Love. If you have a moment to spare, those reviews mean the world to me, you can leave one here.    Want to connect to like-minded parenting junkies? Join our (free & awesome) FB community Love Parenting with Avital.   Resources:   Join my membership, Present Play! Join our free Facebook community, Love Parenting with Avital   Full Show Notes: https://www.theparentingjunkie.com/96
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