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I'm 7 1/2 months pregnant. I'm tired but can't seem to fall asleep and I don't feel sleepy. Is this normal ?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Insomnia

Insomnia is a common complaint in pregnancy.
Here are some tips: Avoid caffeine especially in the afternoon. Increase your daily exercise to help increase tiredness. Walk, walk, walk. Avoid all napping. Wake up extra early. Avoid sleeping late to "catch up." Read a book at night. Avoid evening electronics such as the iPad.

In brief: Insomnia

Insomnia is a common complaint in pregnancy.
Here are some tips: Avoid caffeine especially in the afternoon. Increase your daily exercise to help increase tiredness. Walk, walk, walk. Avoid all napping. Wake up extra early. Avoid sleeping late to "catch up." Read a book at night. Avoid evening electronics such as the iPad.
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