Ask Sofia: How Can I Sleep Better During Pregnancy?
Pregnancy can be exhausting for many reasons – you are growing another human, which requires a lot of energy, not to mention the fact that you’re carrying extra weight as well as the mental stress that often accompanies pregnancy. As the first trimester shifts into the second, you might struggle with getting comfortable at night. Sleep, however, makes a huge difference in how you feel during pregnancy and after – it boosts your mood and immunity and gives you the energy you need to get through the day and prepare for baby’s arrival.Read more
Allie’s Corner: Self-Care during Pregnancy
Self-care can be challenging for women throughout the lives, not to mention during the busy and emotional experience of pregnancy. Ultimately, self-care is even more important when you’re pregnant because you are growing another human being.Read more
Allie’s Corner: How to Sleep Like a Pro
If you are not allowing enough time for sleep, nothing is going to change! The amount of sleep needed varies from person to person, but most adults require seven to nine hours of sleep per night.Read more
Ask Sofia: I need help falling to sleep on summer nights
As we enjoy some of the longest days and shortest nights of the year, you and your family might also be struggling through some shorter-than-normal and shorter-than-needed nights of sleep. The Centers for Disease Control recommends that preschool age children receive 11-12 hours of sleep, while school-age children get at least 10, with 9-10 hours for teens and 7-8 hours for adults. An early and regular bedtime might be easy when November rolls around, but bright rooms and warm evenings can make it a real challenge during summer months.Read more