Effects of body mass index on sleep patterns during pregnancy.

  title={Effects of body mass index on sleep patterns during pregnancy.},
  author={Mairead Mary Kennelly and Ann Marie Fallon and Norliza. Farah and B Krasnoff Stuart and Michael J. Turner},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  volume={31 2},
The purpose of this study was to profile sleep patterns during pregnancy according to body mass index (BMI) and to correlate labour outcomes with both BMI and hours sleep. Data were collected from 200 postpartum women detailing sleep characteristics before and during pregnancy. A validated sleep questionnaire was employed, which comprised of questions about sleep apnoea, snoring, subjective sleep quality, sleep latency, sleep duration, habitual sleep efficiency, sleep disturbances, use of… CONTINUE READING
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