Like many pregnant women, Amy Westervelt experiences insomnia. In The Guardian, she shares her tips for beating the bedtime blues.
A stretch and a hot shower
If you can get to a prenatal yoga class, do it, but if not there are a few poses you can do at home to help loosen up your joints before bed. Namely, child’s pose, pigeon pose, and alternating cat and cow. Stretch for a good 15 minutes, then take a warm to hot shower to up your chances of a good night’s sleep.