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#1 BlackButterfly

Posted 27 July 2015 - 01:32 PM

Is anyone else having problems sleeping?

I'm finding I'm going to sleep ok, but I wake up several times in the middle of the night and then can't go back to sleep. It's like I sleep fine from 10.30-2am or 3am but then between 3am-7am when I wake up I either lie there wide awake or have really restless sleep.

I bought a cheap body pillow at Kmart today to see if that will help. I'm only 8 weeks so it's not like it's got anything to do with belly size.

Anyone else have this problem? If so, what do you do?

#2 monique88

Posted 27 July 2015 - 04:21 PM

I have had insomnia for the last week. I haven't even been getting to sleep to start with. Last week I went a couple of days with zero sleep! My best friend had insomnia in early pregnancy. I have been having chamomile tea at night and yesterday I listened to a meditation on my phone which helped me relax and fall asleep. I'm on nights at the moment which doesn't help :(

#3 froglett

Posted 27 July 2015 - 04:37 PM

OP, I don't belong here, came in from WAD. I had a similar issue in early pregnancy (I'm 26 weeks now).

I was also suffering from leg cramps, and so started taking magnesium to help with these (which it did). Turns out that magnesium helps with insomnia as well, and it stopped the night time wake ups. Brilliant stuff, can't recommend it enough.

Maybe give that a try?

#4 BlackButterfly

Posted 27 July 2015 - 07:01 PM

Ok, so I'm going to try magnesium, chamomile tea and meditation on my iPhone. Thanks for the tips guys!

#5 monique88

Posted 27 July 2015 - 07:10 PM

I'm going to try magnesium too! BlackButterfly the two apps I have on my iPhone are Smiling Mind and Take a Break :)

#6 WaitingForBabies

Posted 27 July 2015 - 09:13 PM

Magnesium Knocks me out.
I used it during night shifts to help me get drowsy

#7 Flaxen

Posted 27 July 2015 - 09:25 PM

I am also having sleep issues exactly the same.
Except additionally it's my dog waking me up too, to go out to pee. 3 times a night a wake up now. I have some magnesium so might give it a go.

#8 motherofRylee

Posted 28 July 2015 - 08:34 AM

I'm having the same problems. So tired yet not sleeping well. Taking ages to fall asleep then waking several times In the night. It's horrible. I want to go back to bed now but I have a 5 year old so that's not possible. Lol

#9 mimigel

Posted 09 September 2015 - 03:02 PM

View PostBlackButterfly, on 27 July 2015 - 01:32 PM, said:

Is anyone else having problems sleeping?

I'm finding I'm going to sleep ok, but I wake up several times in the middle of the night and then can't go back to sleep. It's like I sleep fine from 10.30-2am or 3am but then between 3am-7am when I wake up I either lie there wide awake or have really restless sleep.

I bought a cheap body pillow at Kmart today to see if that will help. I'm only 8 weeks so it's not like it's got anything to do with belly size.

Anyone else have this problem? If so, what do you do?


#10 mimigel

Posted 09 September 2015 - 03:07 PM

Hi there!
Having the same problem here,Don't  know  what to do also.




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