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Pregnant and Can't Sleep? Melatonin Isn't the Way to Go, According to Ob-Gyns

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Melatonin can be incredibly useful when you're having trouble sleeping, as long as . Because many melatonin supplements are larger amounts than you should take, melatonin becomes a tricky topic for one group of people specifically: pregnant women. Melatonin is naturally produced by your body, but when you're experiencing insomnia, a melatonin supplement can help bring you rest and relaxation. However, for pregnant women experiencing insomnia, melatonin supplements may not be the best option. To find out more on why, we spoke with two ob-gyns to get their takes on it.

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