Every pregnant women seems to lament the lack of comfortable sleep during pregnancy. Between the baby kicking, endless bathroom trips and sore backs, it is a wonder that you can even sleep!
During the first trimester, it is usually only bathroom trips you need to worry about. So rest up now!
The best sleeping position for a mom-to-be is on the left side. This ensures unobstructed blood flow while you sleep – but don’t panic if you wake up in a different position. Simply roll back over to your left side again.
There are a variety of pillows that can help you sleep better, and support your stomach and back at the same time.
This is specially designed with two pillows attached together with an adjustable fabric panel, so one pillow supports your back and the other supports your stomach.
Wedge Pregnancy Pillow
Supports your belly by putting the wedge shaped pillow underneath.
Full Length Body Pillow
This is the ultimate of pregnancy pillows. It is shaped in a u-fashion, and supports the pack, the belly, and the pillow goes between the knees to provide the best back support.
Also, if you sleep on a waterbed, read Is it safe to sleep on a waterbed during pregnancy.