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Updated!! When did you start sleeping on you left side?

Was it as soon as you found out you were pregnant. or in the 5th month or somewhere in between? my first pregnancy i slept on my left side this pregnancy i love my right side

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Asked by apeyhen at 3:21 PM on Jun. 16, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • I didn't. I can't sleep on my left side because of hip problems... I slept on my right almost exclusively.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 3:23 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • I've never been aware of the correclation between sleeping on my left side and pregnancy. So I never paid attention, I just slept as comfortably as possible, what am I missing?

    Answer by yesmaam at 3:24 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • There is no right way to sleep when pregnant. I do know that laying on the left side helps during labor and will help slow a racing heartbeat. Sleep however you are comfortable. I have always slept on my left side. Right now, I can't because I injured my left shoulder and it hurts to sleep on my left side.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 3:30 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • It is said that sleeping on your left side is better for blood flow. I am usually a stomach sleeper, so I began sleeping on my side when it was no longer comfortable on my stomach.

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 3:32 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • I move around in my sleep. I toss from one side to another, even with a huge tummy in my way. lol. I don't make a conscious effort to sleep any special way. I just fall asleep however I fall asleep...usually on my right side.

    Answer by Tarrar at 3:40 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • Well I am 12 weeks pregnant and I have slept on my stomach forever, but I've found out that if I sleep on my stomach now for a little bit, my nipples and breasts hurt soooooooo bad and it goes away after a while, but I cut that out ASAP, I sleep on one of my sides or on my back, I've learned to adapt.

    Answer by MissyNewMama at 4:01 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • i've slept on my left side pretty much the whole way through my pregnancy,, sleeping on my right side has just felt uncomfortable... it never fails though i wake up a couple times in the middle of the night and i'm on my back! LOL

    Answer by pipsqueak01 at 4:13 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • When i was pregnant

    Answer by KColeman90 at 6:28 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

  • i started sleeping on my left side as soon as i found out that i was pregnant

    Answer by mommie_of02 at 10:19 PM on Jun. 16, 2011

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