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Dreams are dreams, even pregnancy dreams…

Are you a vivid dreamer? Some women that usually would not even remember their dreams, say that the dreams suddenly changed when they got pregnant. They might have become more vibrant, active or even frightening. A common dream during the third trimester of my last pregnancy was one where right after giving birth to the baby, the baby would be able to...

The importance of sleep and rest during pregnancy

Most parenting and pregnancy books emphasize the fact how important sleep, rest and relaxation are during pregnancy. During the third trimester, in particular, the extra weight can make sleeping difficult and make you feel constantly tired. Baby pressing down the bladder and the large, uncomfortable tummy “in your way” - it’s no wonder that you may wake up several times at night....