Stories tagged with: Sleep

September 3, 2010 - 5:00pm
5 years 51 weeks ago

Pregnancy makes women very tired, yet many have a hard time getting to sleep.

When you're pregnant a restful nights sleep is slowly taken away by hormonal, physiological and anatomical changes.

"Early in pregnancy lot's of different hormones are pumped up and many people have insomnia. As pregnancy continues because of the size of the baby and extra weight in the pelvis, you tend to get more and more uncomfortable, so sleep patterns are not good in many instances," says...

March 17, 2010 - 4:28pm
6 years 23 weeks ago

Most of us are still getting used to Sunday's time change. It's an hour darker in the morning but an hour lighter at night, and it's a change that Dr. Vicki Whitacre says can really mess with your body's internal clock.

"You're used to going to bed at a certain time, we would hope, and getting up at a certain time. (Now we) know that's an hour off, " says Whitacre.

It can especially be an adjustment for babies, who don't really have the concept of light and dark yet,...

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