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Treatment for Insomnia During Pregnancy

The aim of the study is to improve sleep during pregnancy and the postpartum period in women who are experiencing insomnia, using a brief non-pharmacological treatment.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Collaborator: National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Behavioral: Arousal Based Therapy for Insomnia
  • Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia




Inclusion Criteria:

   - Meets Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (IV-TR edition) criteria for insomnia
   (duration criterion - 1 month)

   - Pregnant with gestational age between 18-32 weeks.

   - Adequately fluent in English or Spanish.

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Some co-morbid sleep disorders (e.g., moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea)

   - Co-morbid psychiatric disorder

   - Use of medications, herbs or other drugs with known effects on sleep

   - Unstable medical conditions

   - Currently engaged in psychotherapy or other treatments for insomnia

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Haddas Elisha, BSc