Hello good morning to everyone!
I'm 22 wks preggo and I tend to sleep on my side but when I wake up I'm usally on my back. Why isn't ok to sleep on my back, why is it bad for the baby? I don't know why and I'm starting to get concerned. Any idea?I don't want to hurt my baby, but I can't help it, and when I wake up I fix myself to one side or the other. Thanks!! =0(
Answer by BradenIsMySon at 1:29 PM on Apr. 29, 2009
If you are flat on your back, the weight of the foetus presses on a major artery and weakens blood flow and therefore oxygen to you and your baby.
It doesn't take much to not be flat on your back, a small pillow under the small of your back and bottom where you only lean sideways (it is not under your body completely, more to the side, so that your belly shifts just a little to the side).
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Answer by sherlockhlm at 3:17 PM on Apr. 29, 2009
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