PREGNANCY & PARENTING

Avoid this posture during late pregnancy

According to the authors, most pregnant women spend 25% of their bedtime lying down, which can be a risk factor for stillbirths and low birth weight. Future mothers, watch out! According to a recent study, reducing sleep in the supine position (lying horizontally with the face and trunk during the last phase of pregnancy) can improve maternal and fetal health. The results show that the mean supine sleep time of 48.3 minutes during the night of control was significantly reduced to 28.5 minutes during the night of the intervention.  …

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