The Potential Value of Sleep Hygiene for a Healthy Pregnancy: A Brief Review

@inproceedings{Ferraro2014ThePV,
  title={The Potential Value of Sleep Hygiene for a Healthy Pregnancy: A Brief Review},
  author={Zachary Michael Ferraro and Jean-Philippe Chaput and Andr{\'e}e Gruslin and Kristi B Adamo},
  booktitle={ISRN family medicine},
  year={2014}
}
The quality of the intrauterine environment influences maternal-fetal health and also offspring predisposition to obesity and cardiometabolic disease later in life. Several determinants, including but not limited to pregravid obesity and excessive gestational weight gain, alter the developmental milieu, fetal growth, and child obesity risk. However, the role of sleep and its relationship to healthy pregnancy is not fully established. Given the host of psychosocial and physiological… CONTINUE READING