Sleep isn’t just the key to waking up feeling well-rested in the morning. Quality sleep will also improve your focus and productivity, reduce your stress, and overall improve your health. When you sleep, your body is in an anabolic state, which means that your body is building up things like your immune system, which you know is important at any life stage, especially during your pregnancy. Simply put, sleep gives your body and your brain a chance to repair and rebuild. There are so many things you can do to increase the quality and quantity of your sleep. The time from getting pregnant through the first few years of your baby’s life is a huge learning curve. It takes time to figure out what works for your family, adjust to new demands, and develop new schedules. You will need to have some flexibility in your sleep routines for these phases coming to your family in the next few years. This episode goes through many tips that will help you get better sleep during your pregnancy and at any stage during your life.
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