Proper Sleeping Position During Pregnancy That You Should Know


Pregnancy not only changes the way you look but also make you change many things in your life. You might give up your favourite dress for a while during pregnancy as it doesn’t fit you anymore or you might have to stop eating the food you like. The similar concept is applicable to you sleeping position.

During pregnancy, you might not be able to sleep in your usual position due to the baby in your womb. It many happen that you feel uncomfortable the whole night and keep trying for the best position in which you can sleep. Let’s get into detail of this issue

What Makes You Uncomfortable to Sleep In Your Normal Position?

During pregnancy lot, many changes occur in your body. These changes in your shape and size can disrupt you peaceful and usual slumber.

Causes of your discomfort may include:

  • Insomnia
  • Increase in size of abdomen
  • Heartburn
  • Back pain
  • Shortness of breath

The Best Sleeping Positions During Pregnancy

Sleep on the side (SOS) is considered as best sleep position during pregnancy. It is better if you sleep on your left side as it will increase the number of nutrients and blood supply to your baby through your placenta.  It is recommended to keep your knees and legs bent and keep a pillow between the legs.

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