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June 2nd, 2006, 02:14 PM
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So I have always heard it is best to sleep on your left side when your pregnant, and thats how I fall asleep- but in the middle of the night I sleep however I can get comfy! Why is it best to sleep on your left side, why not your right side or your back? And is it really that harmful to your baby if you do so? I want to do whats best, but I am finding it tough to stay on the left- my hips start to hurt and my left leg falls asleep! Help!
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June 2nd, 2006, 05:08 PM
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My Stephanie!!!! How have you been!! Look how far along you are!!! Yay!

I don't know, I try tp sleep on my left as much as possible, but sometimes I just can't help sleep on the right, especially of the switch yields even the slightest degree of comfort!
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June 2nd, 2006, 05:50 PM
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My Stephanie!!!! How have you been!! Look how far along you are!!! Yay!

I don't know, I try tp sleep on my left as much as possible, but sometimes I just can't help sleep on the right, especially of the switch yields even the slightest degree of comfort!
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ME? No way- you are super far along!!!! 35 weeks is how far I was when I delivered Ethan! You can go any day now!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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June 2nd, 2006, 08:56 PM
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I've been kind of wondering the same thing... at this point I really haven't worried much about it... I kind of just flop from side to side. I hope I don't need to worry about it... that's just too much to have to think about.
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June 2nd, 2006, 11:22 PM
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There is a major nerve and artery that the uterus puts pressure on if you are not on your left side. But don't worry about it, your body will move around on its own if something gets pinched. I'm the same way, start out on the left, and wake up every other way.
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June 3rd, 2006, 04:07 AM
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Right, the laying on your back can cut off blood flow to your legs and the baby. I read somewhere, dont know how true it is, that if this happens to happen that you will become uncomfortable and your body will prompt you to change positions anyway. They say the left side because it does not restrict blood flow to the liver. I am lucky just to be off my back.
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June 3rd, 2006, 09:57 AM
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The human body is amazing. I will try to make sure I stay on my left, so far I accomplish it by sleeping on the side of the bed not against the wall. It was too hard trying to get out of bed and climb around DF so I just decided to switch sides with him so I can just roll out if I had to get up.
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