Can pregnant women sleep on their backs
After a woman learns about her pregnancy, her joy is no limit. But now a woman should in many ways restrict herself and change her everyday habits. Can pregnant women sleep on their backs?
Sleeping on the back during the gestation of the fetus is prohibited, but – this does not apply to the entire delicate period. The first trimester is characterized by the birth of the fetus and a slight increase in the uterus. Since the size of the fetus and its weight are very small, it means – it does not affect the health of mom and baby, so rest on the back for the first three months a woman in position is allowed. But – this does not mean that the first trimester needs to sleep only on the back. Doctors recommend, already from the first days after the joyful news to accustom your body to the right position. What is the danger if a pregnant woman sleeps on the back of the first trimester? There are practically no dangers, but if you do not take into account addiction. If, from the first days of pregnancy, a woman does not follow her position during rest and lie only on her back, then with the advent of the second trimester it will be very difficult for her to adapt to the new pose. Therefore, from the first days, one should get used to the position lying on its side, since this position is correct for pregnant women.
The third trimester is due to the fact that it is very difficult for a woman to get enough sleep. It depends not only because now you have to sleep in an unusual position, but also with the appearance of a different kind of discomfort: the appearance of pain sensations, nausea.
To be able to relax, you should act according to the following recommendations:
- You can not eat much at night. Pregnant is generally recommended to eat on a principle - often and little by little. You need to eat at least 2 hours before rest.
- It soothes and relaxes the nervous system of milk and honey, which must be taken before bedtime.
- Before going to bed, it is not recommended to watch psychological films or read similar literature.
- Take a comfortable pose. Do not forget to put a soft pillow under your right leg, lying on your left side.
If you still doubt that you can not sleep on your back, you can consult your doctor about this issue, as this is the most correct option. It is according to the picture of pregnancy, the treating doctor will be able to correct the answer to this question, advise the rest positions and provide all the useful information.