Women in China who reported taking naps lasting an hour to an hour and a half during pregnancy had a 29% lower risk of having a baby with low birth weight than those who didn't take naps, researchers reported in Sleep Medicine. The findings, based on data from 10,000 women collected from 2012 to 2014, also showed a 22% lower likelihood of having a baby with low birth weight among those who napped five to seven days weekly.
Expectant moms who nap less likely to have low birth weight babies
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