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Is it safe 2 sleep on my stomach, Im 9 wks pregnant?? It dont hurt me but when i wake up in the mornings my stomach feels crampy, but i cant get comfortable any other way!!!

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davidsmami12

Asked by davidsmami12 at 11:08 AM on Aug. 21, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • yes you can sleep on your stomach, don't worry - when it gets uncomfortable, you won't want to sleep that way anymore.
    DarkFaery131

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 11:09 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • i slept on my stomach right up until i had my dd at 29wks..my doc said that as long as i was comfy it was fine, but if i started having pains or anything to stop
    jorjiegirl

    Answer by jorjiegirl at 11:10 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • Yes.
    i.heart.rachel

    Answer by i.heart.rachel at 11:11 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • i agree, you can sleep on your stomach until it feel too uncomfortable to do so... you can get a body pillow to help you feel like you're sleeping on your stomach... i've heard several people say that they did that throughout their pregnancy
    elizabiza

    Answer by elizabiza at 11:12 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • ok thnks cuz i dnt wanna hurt my baby!! its not exactly flat on my stomach, its more lik on the side of my stomach, but thnks 2 u all!
    davidsmami12

    Comment by davidsmami12 (original poster) at 11:14 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • try propping a pillow under one leg to take pressure off your belly. This can help prevent the cramping in the am.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 11:20 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • I slept on my stomach until after 30 weeks with all my kids.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 11:28 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • Yep. If you aren't uncomfortable, you're fine... You'll know when it doesn't work any more...
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 11:58 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • You're perfectly fine. Get all the sleep you can now. When you're in your third trimester, any position you try will be uncomfortable.
    HotMama330

    Answer by HotMama330 at 3:33 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • Im 21wks and still sleeping on my tummy, cant get comfy any other way but I do have several pillows around me.
    MeAndLo

    Answer by MeAndLo at 3:49 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

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