A study in Obstetrics & Gynecology discovered that 14.6% of pregnant women with sleep disorders such as insomnia and sleep apnea had preterm births, compared with 10.9% of those who didn’t have sleep disorders. Even more alarming were the findings that showed the odds of delivery before 34 weeks’ gestation was more than two times higher among those with sleep apnea and almost two times higher among those with insomnia.

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