Could ASMR help pregnant women?

ASMR Autonomous Sensory Meridian ResponseYou bet.  It can be a challenge for pregnant women to fall asleep each night, especially in the third trimester.

Why is that?

Put a small animal under your shirt and try to fall asleep.

Point made.

Hence, pregnant women often suffer from poor sleep.  So perhaps listening to ASMR audio could help them to fall asleep.

And pregnant women who get more sleep may be less likely to have children that grow up to be overweight.

That seems like a pretty bold statement.  Is there recent research to support that?

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