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But First …..Sleep!!!!!

Inadequate sleep in expectant mothers has been linked with depression, higher levels of inflammation and complications at birth, including low birth weight and preterm births ‘In summary, on the basis of the limited data, there appears to be an association between short sleep duration and adverse maternal and foetal outcomes. Specifically, women who are sleep deprived during pregnancy may experience longer labor, more pain and discomfort during labor, higher rates of preterm labor and cesarean section.

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