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Author Topic: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?  (Read 3177 times)

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What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« on: September 27, 2012, 08:34:59 pm »
I'm on my 33weeks now and I find it so hard to sleep and I always experience heart burn, shortness of breath and feeling overheated. What do you do to relieve yourself from these. Help mga sissies. TIA  ;)

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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2012, 11:28:27 pm »
^ same here sis and I'm 34 weeks, it just started few days ago :(

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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2012, 12:15:50 pm »
hay, me too!  :-\ i'm also 34 weeks. i've been using extra pillows (thanks, hubby lol) to prop myself up while sleeping para the acid isn't so bad. i try to make sure to get exercise during the day -- at the minimum, walking for about 30 mins. i take a cool shower before bed. :)

though it doesn't eliminate the insomnia completely, it helps a bit. :)
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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2012, 12:35:21 pm »
ako din mga sis to think im on my first tri pa lang walang magawa ang acupuncture sa akin alas 2 nagigising na ako pahirapan na matulog ulit, nagaalala tuloy ako kay baby.
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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2012, 02:17:22 pm »
i'm 28 weeks.. experienced heart burn once and super hindi ako makatulog.. medyo ot pero naexperience niyo din ba magkaron ng rashes? i now have these itchy bumps sa ankles and legs sa super kati nahihirapan ako makatulog.. pag kinamot ko naman di naman nasusugat or something.. makati lang talaga.. pati tuloy si hubby hirap makatulog sa likot ko kakakamot..  ::)

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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2012, 07:42:29 pm »
^ same here sis and I'm 34 weeks, it just started few days ago :(

grabe noh, magigising ka in the middle of the night na nagpapawis ='(( tas need mo i-elevate yong head mo using pillows para makahinga ka ng maayos. Minsan ang kirot ng chest ko
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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2012, 07:44:02 pm »
ako din mga sis to think im on my first tri pa lang walang magawa ang acupuncture sa akin alas 2 nagigising na ako pahirapan na matulog ulit, nagaalala tuloy ako kay baby.

di ko naman na-experience yan in my 1st tri... Buti ka nga nag aacupuncture eh...ako no Idea
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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2012, 07:49:37 pm »
i'm 28 weeks.. experienced heart burn once and super hindi ako makatulog.. medyo ot pero naexperience niyo din ba magkaron ng rashes? i now have these itchy bumps sa ankles and legs sa super kati nahihirapan ako makatulog.. pag kinamot ko naman di naman nasusugat or something.. makati lang talaga.. pati tuloy si hubby hirap makatulog sa likot ko kakakamot..  ::)

sis na-eexperience ko yan til now... Makati pag mainit.Tapos napapansin ko pag gising ko sa umaga manas na feet ko :(( Kawawa talaga si hubby kasi napupuyat din sya kapag nakakaramdam ako ng ganyan
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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #8 on: September 30, 2012, 10:20:51 pm »
Nangyari sakin to kagabi, di ako makatulog.. I'm on my 29th week.. Likot ni baby sobra kaya di rin ako makatulog.. Sobra rin rashes ko sa tummy and legs maliliit na butlig, mas makati pa yun sa stretchmarks eh..

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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #9 on: October 01, 2012, 02:02:27 pm »
hay salamat akala ko ako lang nakakaexperience nito nagworry ako tuloy.. super maliliit na butlig nga sis at kumakati pa siya kung kelan nakatulog na ako.. so yun when i wake-up in the morning parang restless agad pakiramdam ko kasi pagising gising ako..  :(

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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #10 on: October 01, 2012, 03:13:28 pm »
pa-join. i am on my 34th week, hindi lang ako makatulog kaagad pag-higa sa bed. hihiga na kami ng mga 1230, pero mga 1+ na ako nakakatulog. ewan ko ba. laging ganoon. ang gising namin is usually 8am, since sariling business, pero si baby talagang nafi-feel ko nang-gigising na pag-7am na, naninipa both sides of my tummy, super likot talaga!!! BTW, im sleeping on my left kapag naglilikot sya. ewan ko ba kung sobrang nasisilaw sya araw, although my curtain naman kami, dahil kapag iikot na ako sa right side, ayun, behave na ulit si baby. =) nakaka-short sleep ulit ako.
and one more thing, sometimes nagigising ako ng nakahiga, basang basa lagi likod ko at oily na ng buhok ko, its true super init lagi ng pakiramdam...pero konting tiis na lang mga mommy, few more weeks!!!  ;)

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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2012, 02:52:26 pm »
Na experience ko ang grabeng insomia during the first month of pregnancy. As in grabe hindi talaga ako makatulog.  4-5am na ako nakakatulog then gigising ng 9am to go to work. Sobrang haggard na haggard daw ang itsura ko. Pero failed ang first pregnancy ko and I hope hindi ko na ma-experience ang ganun klaseng insomia.

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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #12 on: October 07, 2012, 01:29:47 am »
Insomia ba? Eto ako gising na gising at 1am hehe, i went to bed mga 7 or 8pm tapos nagising ako kasi ng wee wee ako tapos hindi na ako ulit nakatulog.

Hate ko ang heartburn kasi hilong hilo din ako at hinang hina, yung tipong bigat ng ulo ko, ok lang kung nasa bahay kaso madalas sa office ako inaatake ng heartburn e.

34 weeks na din ako, kaninang hapon we went to OB, had my Anti-Tetanus and Flu vaccine and sabi ni OB 1cm na pero mataas pa so she adviced maglakad lakad daw. Madalas pakiramdam ko may luluwa sa keps ko hahaha, at ang puson part ko sobra bigat na.
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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #13 on: October 07, 2012, 08:48:58 am »
When i was pregnant and in my third tri i would wake up constantly at night, every  1.5-2 hours, either to pee, or my back/hips hurt or leg cramp. I'd watch tv nalang or surf the internet if i couldn't sleep again

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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #14 on: October 08, 2012, 01:06:12 pm »
I'm on my 32nd week now ang sobra talagang hirap matulog, (though GY ako pag weekdays) haha  :D

During weekends, if I sleep early, like 8 or 9pm, for sure magigising ako ng mga 2-3am non. Tapos, if I sleep naman ng 10-11pm, usually 5-530 am ang gising ko unless 11pm, or midnight nako matutulog, mga 7-8am na ang gising ko non. Ang kulit ng sleep pattern ko and in the middle of sleeping, babangon ka talaga to pee.

Pag nagigising ako ng alanganing oras, ang ginagawa ko ng ngsusulat na lang ako ng journal entry sa iPregnancy app ko, pagtapos, lalaro ng CoinDozer, tapos iinom ng milk, kakain ng konting favorite kong chocobread, tapos konting stay sa bed, then maantok na ako ulit,. (pero minsan wala talaga effect eh, yun lang)

And one more thing, pag sobrang sakit nga pala ng likod ko, plus nangangalay na mga legs, di na talaga ako makakatulog non.  Ayun. That's the routine I have been dealing with for months now, but it's super okay lang  ;) :)
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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #15 on: October 08, 2012, 01:32:41 pm »
i'm 36w6d today, last saturday inabot ako ng 5am hindi parin nakakatulog. Now nasa office ako super antok gusto ko ng humiga dito at matulog kaso bawal. Nanghihina tuloy yung pakiramdam ko, kahit sa ibang araw nakakatulog ako pero yung pakiramdam na parang gising ka parin. Pinipilit ko lagi matulog ng maaga pero nahihirapan ako, hindi ba nakakaapekto sa baby yung ganong sleep pattern natin na hindi sufficient yung sleep?
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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #16 on: October 29, 2012, 09:54:48 pm »
hi mga sissess! i 'm on my 36th week...same experience, hirap makatulog kahit naka aircon magigising ng may pawis... kaya mag-on pa ako electric fan.. saka pag matutulog na saka naman maglilikot si baby... or wiwi ng 2-3 times.. tyaga na lang tayo mga sisses!  ;)
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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #17 on: November 02, 2012, 02:09:58 pm »
Ako naman hindi actually insomia basta pag nagising ako middle of the night to pee pinakamabilis na yung 30mins bago ako makatulog again, 2 to 3 times pa naman ako nawiwiwi sa magdamag :(

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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #18 on: November 08, 2012, 12:50:50 am »
32 weeks na ako. Nahihirapan din ako matulog, super mainitin, madalas magkaroon ng heart burn :(

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Re: What to do when Third-trimester insomnia strikes?
« Reply #19 on: November 09, 2012, 12:02:31 am »
ay ang tindi ng heart burn ko last night.. 3am na ako nakatulog then paggising ko around 6am, para akong na-stroke.. super chest pain and sakit din ng panga ko.. dibale onting tiis na lang for baby.. 34 weeks na ako tomorrow..  ;D

 

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