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14 February 2011

Don’t get sleepless nights about insomnia

Sleeping becomes difficult, especially in the last trimester. Here are a few tips to get a good night's rest.

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The following tips will help you to get a good night’s rest:

  • Go to bed at the same time every night and wake up at set times
  • Follow the same routine at night before attempting to sleep
  • Avoid stimulating activities, rather read a boring book
  • Exercise regularly more than six hours before sleep
  • Try relaxation exercises
  • Wear a good bra when you sleep
  • Use a body pillow – one that fits under your belly and between your legs
  • Eat a light snack before you go to bed – avoid heavy meals
  • Take a hot bath before bedtime
  • Avoid drinking coffee at night
  • a neck and head massage

(Ilse Pauw, Health24)

 
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