15.01.2020 09:16

Being tossing and turning all night in pregnant women can be caused by a variety of factors such as discomfort, anxiety, or "stress" feeling on both legs. Good night sleep plays a very important role in keeping a mother's mental balance, allowing her brain to rest and improve her immune system during the nine months of her pregnancy. Insomnia will affect the health of the mother and cause many adverse effects on the development of the fetus. There are many ways to limit this situation.  Listed below are the fruits that help pregnant women improve the state of insomnia, help her to sleep better.

Fruits that help pregnant women sleep better

The scientific studies have found certain fruits and foods that can improve sleep quality as well as promote faster sleep such as banana, mulberry, sweet potato, passion fruit….



Banana is rich in tryptophan helps promote serotonin to help pregnant women easily fall asleep. In addition, magnesium in bananas also helps muscles relax, relieve stress and have a good sedative effect. It is for these reasons that bananas are recommended for pregnant women who have trouble in sleeping.


Experts recommend pregnant women should use bananas to help them sleep better – Kentary


According to Chinese medicine, ripe dried or dried berries (called tang tham) have the effect of adding blood, leap apple. It is used for cases of damaged kidneys, headache, dizziness, tinnitus, deafness, diabetes, dysuria, constipation, premature gray hair, pain of joint swelling, back pain and fatigue in the knee, insomnia, tuberculosis.


Mulberry is famous for sedative effects, eliminating fatigue for the body. Mom will sleep better with some mulberry juice.

Mulberry has an anti-anxiety effect for insomnia- Kentary


Sweet potato

Doctors choose sweet potatoes as the best night food for a good night's sleep. Potassium in sweet potatoes helps muscles relax; magnesium helps the brain to go to sleep. Sweet potatoes and potatoes are also known to be able to maintain a stable amount of sugar in the blood, helping to eliminate acids that interfere with the formation of tryptophan which has a sedative effect.

In addition, the amount of vitamin B6 found in sweet potatoes also plays an important role for many brain functions. For example, it can produce serotonin and melatonin, help you sleep easier and provide enough energy needed all night.




Freeze-dried sweet potatoes are good snacks for the sleep during pregnancy


Passion fruit

Passion fruit contains many amino acids such as proline, valine, tyrosine, treonin, glycin, leucin, arginine … which are good for debilitated people. This fruit is also a good source of vitamin C and vitamin A. Vitamin C is essential for fetal growth and development in the early stages of pregnancy. It is also a powerful antioxidant and maintains a healthy immune system for pregnant mothers. Vitamin A helps improve vision and fight infection, treat anemia, improve heart health, relaxation, as well as reduce symptoms of insomnia.


Passion fruit is especially beneficial for insomnia or sleep disorders. It has a drowsy nature, helps you relax and soothe the nerves.


In addition to a good sleep, it helps the fetus grow well-Kentary

For pregnant women, getting enough sleep is very important so you should try these fruits! Good for pregnant women and good for babies.