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    1st time pregnant 43yrs. old and having hard time sleeping
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    mamadube posted:
    I have been having a hard time getting sleep toss and turn and was wondering if sleepytime tea was ok to take and glad to see there is a community for older moms. If there is anyone out there who is going through 1st time pregnancy it would be great to visit
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    cheri320 responded:
    Unfortunately, the lack of sleep doesn't get much better, just becomes different reasons keeping you awake! Good luck to you. I don't know much about that tea - I guess its an herbal, decaffinated, right? If it works for you, I say go for it - almost anything in moderation will be OK. If you are really in doubt, double check with your OB.
    Cheri (37) DH (40) DS (1/30/09) Baby 2 due 3/9/11!
     
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    Dyzkneegrl responded:
    Like pp said I don't think it gets any better! If I'm not tossing and turning I have to get up to go to the bathroom...lol. I wonder how many years it will be before I get a goodnight sleep! I like the sleepytime tea too but someone told me not to drink it. Chamomile can make your uterus contract. I really don't know if its true but I figure why chance it. My doctor said if I am having trouble sleeping its okay to take a tylenol pm. I haven't taken it yet. Just don't really feel comfortable taking meds while I am preggo. Good luck to you!
     
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    mamadube replied to Dyzkneegrl's response:
    Was able to get ahold of my ob and he said it was fine to drink so I have one cup and bedtime for me. That is till bathroom time wakes me. I am so excited and cannot wait till Mon. for our first sonogram.
     
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    Dyzkneegrl replied to mamadube's response:
    Hey thats great news! I love sleepytime tea! I know what you mean about bathroom time waking you. I am in my 3rd tri. and I am back to getting up 2/3 times a night. ugh! Oh well wouldn't trade it! Hope your sono went well!


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