Prenatal Health

Lata Nagesh


January 24, 2023

Sleep troubles 💤

Unable to sleep properly since a few days, and having trouble with my appetite as well. Have been skipping dinner, does this have something to do with my sleep issues?

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Sakina Hashmi

Shyft Nutritionist

Lata if you are struggling to sleep try practicing meditation before bedtime this will help you in reaching a complete state of relaxation. Also, yes sleep has an impact on our gut so I'd suggest instead of skipping an entire meal, have light preparations. Like a bowl of mixed vegetable lentil soup or curd rice or mixed vegetable dal khichdi. Keep a gap of 2-3 hours between your last meal and bedtime!

January 25, 2023

Asmita Saha

Hi Lata! Did the sleep disturbances start first? Or the lack of appetite? Now both together can create a cyclic pattern. During pregnancy skipping meals needs to be avoided . Because skipping meals will affect the baby's food sources. About the dinner refrain from skipping it altogether, rather take a small portion of food. Practicing meditation or listening to sleep stories can help in improving sleep quality.

January 25, 2023

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