The Snoozle slide sheet blog - Tips for sleeping with pain

The Chronic Pain VICIOUS Bad Sleep Cycle

By Lilja Thorsteinsdottir

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. ....

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My Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) in pregnancy was mistaken for Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP)

By Lilja Thorsteinsdottir

Ankylosing Spondylitis in pregnancyA couple of days ago was the World awareness day for Ankylosing Spondylitis so I thought I'd write my story.

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

By Lilja Thorsteinsdottir

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!

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3 Tips to Overcome the Sleeping Challenges During Pregnancy

By Lilja Thorsteinsdottir

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!

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Best Sleep Positions for Pregnant Women

By Lilja Thorsteinsdottir

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!

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4 Techniques for Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) Relief

By Lilja Thorsteinsdottir

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!

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

By Lilja Thorsteinsdottir

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!

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3 annoying pregnancy sleep problems

By Lilja Thorsteinsdottir

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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