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Shortness of breath?

Lately when i sit down for a long time i find it hard to breath i am 32 weeks is that normal?

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Asked by mylovelylife at 9:28 PM on May. 11, 2013 in Pregnancy

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  • Yes. As you get bigger, it decreases your lung capacity. Totally normal. Think about it......

    Answer by m-avi at 9:32 PM on May. 11, 2013

  • Sounds like the baby is moving up and pressing on your diaphragm . Try lying down when this happens.

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 9:32 PM on May. 11, 2013

  • It feels really weird and i panic and that makes me feel even worse:/

    Comment by mylovelylife (original poster) at 9:33 PM on May. 11, 2013

  • If you panic it will make it worse. Does it get worse? No. Its just in your head. But it is completely normal to feel like that. Go outside and get some air if you can. Use to make me feel better.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:51 PM on May. 11, 2013

  • Lay in a bath. Seriously the buoyancy helps SO MUCH.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 12:02 AM on May. 12, 2013

  • I would like rub on the top of my belly to try and get the baby to move down lol bi too would panic and yea it does make it worse but it is a normal part of pregnancy so just hang in there momma :-). Good luck

    Answer by VDietrich at 7:38 AM on May. 12, 2013

  • Totally normal.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:25 AM on May. 12, 2013

  • Thank you ladies I never felt this with my first baby so its kind of scary when new things happen.

    Comment by mylovelylife (original poster) at 4:29 PM on May. 12, 2013

  • yup

    Answer by smiley745 at 5:40 PM on May. 26, 2013

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