Pregnant women are bound to go through hormonal changes. The most affected hormone during this time is estrogen, which causes mucus membranes to swell resulting in nasal congestion. Oftentimes this affects the ability to breathe at night, ultimately causing sleep problems. In this &SLEEP episode, Dr. Natasha Fievre, an OBGYN, provides advice on how to manage sleep and possibly sleeping disorders that pregnant mothers can take advantage of throughout their pregnancy and into postpartum.
Dr. Natasha Fievre, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. is a Generalist Obstetrician and Gynecologist and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists. She is a Staff Physician and the Director of Outpatient Women’s Health Services at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Dr. Fievre remarks that being able to provide care to women at all stages of their lives is a blessing and it is the driving force in her mission to continue advancing women’s health.
The above information is not intended to replace professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Individual results may vary.