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26 Jan 2004

sleeping badly during the first trimester
i am used to sleeping on my back, i read that it is not healthy sleeping on your back because it could stop the bloodflow to the fetus. from what months would that be applied to? i am trying not to sleep on my back, but it keeps me awake at night.. i am now 10 weeks
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

From about 20 weeks onwards, you should try not to lie flat on your back. A pillow under your side might help.

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