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I accidentally did it and couldn’t get up for about 5 minutes without being in pain. Eventually was able to get up but I couldn’t feel baby until Lunch. Should I avoid it?


Posted by kjgarner, 4th November 2015


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  • I am a side sleeper and found this to be the most comfortable position while sleeping.


  • Left side is best with supporting pillows :)


  • I was not aware of avoiding lying in certain positions while pregnant. It became too uncomfortable on my belly by month four


  • Sleep on your left side!


  • Avoid lying on your back – it can constrict certain nerves and you can actually lose consciousness.


  • I was told not to when I was pregnant, especially if you cant get up . I would lie slantly on a pillow like those elbow shaped ones which I find ( still do ) very comfy .


  • Side lying is best – get lots of pillows to make it more comfortable for you and less likely for you to roll on your stomach or back.


  • I don’t think you are meant to as it’s not good for the baby


  • lay on your side with a pregnancy pillow. they are a lifesaver, trust me!


  • Think I might stick to laying on my side!


  • Get a check up if you are ever concerned about how you feel and what you feel.


  • Finding the best position for you means being comfortable and supporting your body with pillows and supports.


  • you are best to lay on your side that way you take the pressure away from the back and your baby – and its easier to get up from


  • Usually you end up too big for it to be comfortable to sleep on your tummy. I was never given any preferred sleep positions whilst pregnant. And even if you start your sleep on your side or whichever, no guarantee you’ll stay in that position.


  • I would definately. I still can’t lie on my stomach like I used to.. After 3 years!!


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