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Why Am I Not Sleeping...? Lock Rss

Hello All,

With 15 days to go now till my EDD with my second baby I am suffering terrible sleeplessness. I am tired, but find that most nights I am hardly getting a restful sleep... I am so concerned that by the time I go into to labour I am going to be too exhausted to push bub out...

Has anyone else experienced this...?

Any good tips to induce a restful sleep...?

Thanks in advance for all replies smile

Hi Michelle,

I really feel for you.

During my second pregnancy I was really uncomfortable & had extremely bad heartburn, but I could always manage to sleep!!!! I ended up one week overdue & by that stage I ready to scream!(And I certainly did that!!!lol)

I guess your feeling pretty ordinary at the moment. Have you tried any sort of herbal teas or anything like that?? Obviously I am no expert & i'm sorry I don't have any answers for you, but I thought I would post to you anyway.

I hope you start to feel better soon & get some well needed sleep. I'm sure your mind is racing at the moment, so try to stop thinking about too many things & try to relax, easier said than done though!

Take care.


Michelle - Mum to 2

I had the worst time sleeping with my last pregnancy - Connor is 3 months old - for about the last month or so. I am sure it is your body's way of preparing you for the sleepless nights yet to come! I found the worst thing to do was to lie there and toss and turn (keeping my husband awake) so I would get up and do the housework or have a long bath. This was sometimes enough to get me tired enough to go back to bed. Some nights I would watch TV - Thank the Lord for Foxtel- and fall asleep on the lounge watching Dr Phil at 1:30 in the morning. Try to nap in the day if you can, and not dwell on it too much - worrying just keeps you up at night!! Even resting is better than nothing. Put a video on for the older ones and put your feet up on the sofa for an hour or so. The chamomile tea idea sounds like a good one too. I found that a 10 - 15 minute power nap every now and then was enough to keep me going. All the best.. you must be getting excited.

Domestic Goddess Mum of Four!

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