Health & Pregnancy

How do sleep patterns change during pregnancy?

A Answers (1)

  • A , Neurology, answered
    Regulating sleep may be particularly helpful during pregnancy, because pregnant women are more likely to report sleep disturbances. A study that followed 325 women throughout pregnancy evaluated sleep patterns before pregnancy and during each trimester. Although the total number of hours women slept didn't change during pregnancy, they were more likely to have restless sleep and wake up during the night as pregnancy progressed.
Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.
Did You See?  Close
How does pregnancy and childbirth affect sleep quality?