Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Can I Do If I Am Having A Hard Time Sleeping While Pregnant

Share
1

1
What can I do if I am having a hard time sleeping while pregnant?

What can I do if I am having a hard time sleeping while pregnant?

Common: This is a very common problem during pregnancy. Medications either prescription or over the counter should be recommended by your obstetrician. Rest when you can and best of luck to you. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Olav Jaren
4 doctors shared insights

Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


3

3
Its been 2 weeks and i haven't got my period . I feel so tired all the time and all i want to do is sleep am i pregant? I also took a pergncey test

Its been 2 weeks and i haven't got my period . I feel so tired all the time and all i want to do is sleep am i pregant? I also took a pergncey test

You tell us: If you did a pregnancy test then you have your answer. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

4

4
I think I am 6 weeks pregnant. I get really dizzy at night around 1-3am. It's really hard for me to stay asleep, feels like my body just "drops". Why?

I think I am 6 weeks pregnant. I get really dizzy at night around 1-3am. It's really hard for me to stay asleep, feels like my body just "drops". Why?

First find out: If you just think you are 6 weeks pregnant, the first thing to do is find out if you are pregnant and if so how far along you are.Are you usually asleep at 1-3am? How do you know your body just 'drops' Falls? a more extensive history is necessary in order to answer your question. Hope this helps. ...Read more

6

6
Sat at our dinner table in hard wood chairs for 3.5 hours last night without getting up. Butt fell asleep. 37 weeks pregnant. Issue for baby?

Sat at our dinner table in hard wood chairs for 3.5 hours last night without getting up. Butt fell asleep. 37 weeks pregnant. Issue for baby?

No: The baby is quite protected from the afflictions you suffer from external nerve compression. Baby just hangs around it that protected sac sucking up nutrients through the umbilical cord.As long as nothing interferes with that flow, baby will be fine. ...Read more

8

8
I'm 5 weeks pregnant. Why is it harder for me to breathe? Also, I have lower back aches and my legs & feet keep falling asleep. Is this normal ?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant. Why is it harder for me to breathe? Also, I have lower back aches and my legs & feet keep falling asleep. Is this normal ?

See below: As uterus/womb enlarges, it presses upward on diaphragm & essentially limits lung volume & diaphragm's excursion. Larger uterus shifts center of gravity forward, increasing lumbar lordosis (curve) & strain on lower back muscles. Spinal nerves may be compressed, causing numbness/tingling in lower extremities. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
I'm 38 weeks pregnate can I sleep/ lay on my back?

Family practice : You should be able to sleep on your back if you sleep better that way. It shouldn't cause harm to the baby. ...Read more

10

10
I fell asleep on cell phone while pregnant, will this cause problems?

I fell asleep on cell phone while pregnant, will this cause problems?

No: Cell phone radiation isn't the kind that causes tumors. All the good studies show no effect, and in the big one, there were more tumors on the opposite side. The united nations has to appease militants, so the world health organization hasn't declared the matter settled. Congratulations on your pregnancy and best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
4,876 doctors shared insights

Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more