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contractions only when i lay on my side....?

I seem to have contractions only when I lay on my right side, they dont hurt just uncomfortable ive told my doc and he said go to the hospital if thy get bad. But wouldnt laying down help them go away? Any thought, has this happened to you? BTW im 31 weeks and it started about 2 weeks ago

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:23 PM on May. 18, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • You should lay on your left side not right. When you lay on your right side the baby puts pressure on your organs and arteries. Left side helps baby to have more oxygen. Also if the contractions ease at all then it is probably braxton hicks. GL

    Answer by mom2wy at 4:45 PM on May. 18, 2010

  • i do lay on my left side but im on bedrest and i cant stay on one side 24/7 it kills my body, i dont ever lay on my back tho

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:25 PM on May. 18, 2010

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