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can u sleep on ur tummy when ur pregnant?

i sumtimes fall asleep on my tummy, other times ill fall alseep on 1 of my sides. i just wanna kno cuz i dnt wanna hurt my baby, im 6 wks pregnant.

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ProudMuma91

Asked by ProudMuma91 at 12:11 PM on Dec. 9, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • You won't hurt the baby, but as you grown it will be uncomfortable to do so.
    older

    Answer by older at 12:11 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • i was told you can sleep on your stomach until it starts to hurt
    pookipoo

    Answer by pookipoo at 12:11 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • As long as you are comfortable, you're fine. But you may want to start trying to sleep in another position so you can get used to sleeping on your side before you need to!
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 12:12 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • As long as you are comfortable, then you are fine. It is not recommended though because it can actually hinder the blood flow in your body. It is recommended to sleep on your left side. The best way to prevent yourself from rolling is to put a pillow in front of you.
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 12:12 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • yes you can until it gets impossible to do so.
    hobbitswife04

    Answer by hobbitswife04 at 12:12 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • Yep you sure can, but it wont be much longer till you cant.
    bellsandheels

    Answer by bellsandheels at 12:16 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • I had an old fashioned water bed and that was wonderful because I was able to sleep on my stomach until the last week of pregnancy.
    Anna92464

    Answer by Anna92464 at 12:22 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • I slept on my belly with all 4 pregnancies until it became uncomfortable. Then i slept mostly on my sides.
    team21

    Answer by team21 at 12:59 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • I wouldn't recommend it for safety reasons.
    MarvelousMama

    Answer by MarvelousMama at 2:02 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • Yes, it is safe so long as it is comfortable for you.
    HotMama330

    Answer by HotMama330 at 2:11 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

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