How can I cope with or treat my insomnia during pregnancy?
Insomnia is the perception of inadequate or poor-quality sleep. Inadequate sleep may be the result of one or more of the following:
What causes insomnia during pregnancy?
Here are some tips for managing insomnia during pregnancy:
If lifestyle changes are not enough to improve your sleep, you may want to discuss treatment options with your healthcare provider. In some cases, medication may be necessary to manage insomnia during early pregnancy. It is important to discuss the risks and benefits of any medication with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
It is also important to note that insomnia can be a symptom of an underlying medical condition, such as depression or anxiety. If you are experiencing persistent insomnia or other sleep disturbances, it is important to discuss this with your healthcare provider.