My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes midwife and influencer Illy Morrison to the show to discuss pregnancy woes and sleep. Getting a good night’s sleep is an essential human function to enable our mind to recharge and for our body to stay healthy and fight illness, however, pregnancy insomnia can hit at any stage and can have a huge impact on day-to-day life.

Pregnancy and sleep

Particularly prevalent as the pregnancy progresses towards the third trimester, pregnancy aches and pains can greatly affect sleep, mood and overall mental health.  This no-holds-barred discussion delves into the pregnancy nitty-gritty and offers professional and practical advice on dealing with common pregnancy problems – even the ones you may be afraid to ask…

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About Illy Morrison

Illy is a registered midwife, hypnobirthing teacher and mother of two, with a passion for empowering women during pregnancy and childbirth.

Illy believes good antenatal education can really make a difference to the pregnancy and birth experience. Illy’s no-nonsense approach to birth and parenting via her social channels has helped thousands of women worldwide.

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Parental Control, episode 68, sponsored by Dreamgenii

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