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10 Jun 2004

Pain on my left hand side
Hi all
I am 23 weeks pregnant and yeterday before I went to bed I had this not so seroius pain on my left hand side of my abdomen right above the hip bone and that kept me stressed all night as I was not so sure what it really was and afterwards felt so bloated.Iam using DS 24 as a supplement.When I woke up this morning the pain was gone.At work I sit virtually the whole day although I do take walks in between.I have also been finding it difficult to get a right position for me to sleep and I read on a pregnancy book that sleeping on your left hand side is good for the supply of all the neccessary nutrients to the feotus as the big vein is on the left.Your response will put my mind at ease. I went to my gynae last week Friday and evrything was fine.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

It may just be stretching of the ligaments which caused the pain. In terms of sleeping position, you can lie on either side, but not on your back.

Best wishes
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