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does it matter what side you sleep on when you sleep at night and does it matter for how long while you are pregnant???????

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guera1977

Asked by guera1977 at 7:07 AM on Nov. 16, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • They say to try and sleep on your left side. Its better for you and baby. I swap a lot because of my hips but never sleep on your back as it will cause ur bp to drop and u can get really dizzy.
    randibosin

    Answer by randibosin at 7:15 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • Most Physicians recommend that a woman sleep on her left side while pregnant. This allows for the maxium blood flow to the baby and it will also improve kidney function for the mother.
    4theloveofTink

    Answer by 4theloveofTink at 7:16 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • Besides laying on the left side try putting a pill between your knees to help keep you aligned.
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 8:06 AM on Nov. 16, 2010

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