How to Kick Insomnia in Early Pregnancy

8. Relax


Practice meditation, or try relaxation techniques and exercises. These methods are often taught in childbirth classes.


For most women, insomnia during the first trimester will pass. If you’re struggling, try taking naps during the day. But skip any sleep-inducing supplements, medicines, or herbs until you consult with your doctor.

If your insomnia is impacting your ability to function, your doctor may be able to prescribe a sedative that’s safe to take during pregnancy.