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The Chronic Pain VICIOUS Bad Sleep Cycle

The Chronic Pain VICIOUS Bad Sleep Cycle

Anyone who suffers from chronic pain knows how it can affect the quality of sleep. Often people find themselves in a vicious bad sleep cycle. That is when the pain makes their sleep worse, and rough nights make their pain worse. I've been there, and frankly it made me kind of desperate to improve my sleep. Sometimes I would wake up feeling like my body was on fire and that I hadn't slept a wink the whole night. ....

Do you have extremely severe PGP in pregnancy? Would you participate in a trial?

Snoozle maternity slide sheet

Really sorry but our trial is full, thank you everyone who contacted us.

Hey everyone. We're currently looking for pregnant women who suffer from extremely bad Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP). When we say extreme, we mean for example: almost completely immobilized, taking pain medication and even hospitalized for pain management or in a similar situation at home, wheelchair bound. 

The reason? We're conducting a small trial for the Snoozle. We've had women ask if it´ll work for extremely severe cases where the woman is unable to move... Read more!

3 Tips to Overcome the Sleeping Challenges During Pregnancy

Tricks for better sleep when pregnant
Everyone tells you to get as much sleep as possible while pregnant because it will be difficult to get much sleep after the baby is born. But, even if you didn't have any trouble before you were pregnant, the pregnancy might interfere with good rest. It is common for pregnant women to experience insomnia and difficulties with getting a sound sleep. There are several reasons why you may experience sleeping problems. For example: frequent bathroom trips, leg cramps, anxiety and difficulty finding a comfortable position... Read more!

Best Sleep Positions for Pregnant Women

Best sleeping position for pregnancy
If you think that you have trouble sleeping at night, just wait until you've got a blossoming baby bump to maneuver during the night. It gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “tossing and turning!” So, how do you get a restful night’s sleep, when your belly feels like a squirmy watermelon and you have pelvic girdle pain? Try these positions to improve your sleep... Read more!

4 Techniques for Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) Relief

PGP in pregnancy makes you crazy.
If you are suffering from PGP, you might feel a bit like jumping off a cliff and the sooner the better. You have yet to figure out how to sleep when pregnant. Those shooting pains in your rear and the burning or knife point pain in your hips and back are now the bane of your existence. I'm sure you didn't seek us out so that we could remind you of every little ache and pain. Let's look at some of the best ways to soothe your aching body and soul... Read more!

If you have Pelvic Girdle Pain we'd like to help you sleep!

The Snoozle maternity slide sheet can help you sleep
Sleeping when you are pregnant is a difficult task for most women. Your body has changed and you now have to situate your stomach which is the size of a beach ball while trying to find a comfortable position. But, yet, if you suffer with pelvic girdle pain, then you have even more reasons to hate getting in and out of bed. Getting sleep when pregnant is not an easy thing to do and it only gets harder once the baby arrives. This means you want to do your best to get a good night’s sleep while you can... Learn more!

3 annoying pregnancy sleep problems

Pregnancy sleep problems

Did you know that when you are pregnant, you might get very tired. I'm kidding! Of course you know. Growing a baby is hard work. You are supplying your baby with all the nutrients he or she needs in order to grow into a healthy little human being and that takes a lot of eating (woohoo!) and resting on your part. I get kind of exhausted just thinking about it. My youngest will be 4 in a few days and I'm still tired... Read more.

 

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Sleeping with severe Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP)

Pregnancy related PGPSince you‘re here, reading this blog post, I suppose you already know that pregnancy can be quite uncomfortable, especially in the third trimester. We all know that it's best to be as well rested as possible to care for your new born baby, but pregnancy symptoms can make resting extremely difficult. Many pregnant women get PGP (Pelvic Girdle Pain) during pregnancy. 
Amongst other things, the pain associated with PGP can make falling asleep a struggle. Pregnancy insomnia is definitely a thing, and it can make you frustrated beyond belief.... Read more!

Important tip: Explain your Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) to people

Tell people about your PGPMost pregnant women who have suffered from PGP, which is quite common during pregnancy but varies in severity, have heard others dismiss their experience by saying that pain is “typical” and “to be expected” during pregnancy. Some of these people are well-meaning while others are not, but either way no one wants to be told that the pain is acceptable. It's almost weird to think about, but these types of comments are pretty common:

"It can't be that bad."... Read more

Do you have a pregnancy (midwife or doula) related blog or website?

Pink maternity slide sheetThe Snoozle is a new and exciting product. We're trying to reach pregnant women who suffer from Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP), formerly known as Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD), to let them know that we have a solution for their painful tossing and turning at night.

If you have a pregnancy related blog or website we'd like to point out our affiliate program. We'd also love to hear from you if you want to review the Snoozle or host a giveaway for your ... Click to read more.