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Is it ok to sleep on your back on incline while pregnant

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Sleep for baby: Not unusual for an 8 month old to not sleep through the night. Be patient and let the baby mature.
Dr. Ashu Syal
Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis 30 years experience
Feeds: Why would 8 mnths be feeding every 2 hrs?????? There is something wrong in this scenerio. At 8 mnths, baby feeds three meals --- gerber cereal for bre... Read More
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Small feedings: Generally a baby this age is taking larger or increased volume feedings. Also the baby is at an age that solids should be part of his/her diet. Discus... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Family practice : You should be able to sleep on your back if you sleep better that way. It shouldn't cause harm to the baby.
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Several things: First if the pain is new, talk to your doctor to be sure everything is ok. If it is just pressure from .The baby, try a comfortable body pillow to res... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 21 years experience
Wrist splints: Some pregnant women develop numbness and tingling in their fingers akin to that what folks can get from repetitive use. Try sleeping with a carpal tun... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Delayed sleep: You seem to be sleeping enough, but at the wrong time. You need to restrict your sleep, so you can sleep at night. Try not to sleep after 12 noon, use... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low level radiation: The redness is likely due to the very low levels of radiation that the cellphone signal emitted that was trapped against your back. It should not affe... Read More
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Dr. Darrin Cunningham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Probably ok: The back is dense with muscles. The heat should of dissipated and would not have hurt your baby. Burning your skin however is my biggest concern for... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
No: Try to sleep on your left side, it will keep pressure off your aorta and provide better blood supply to the babies. All the best and I hope all goes w... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
PMS...: ...likely, but do a pregnancy test just to make sure
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See below: As uterus/womb enlarges, it presses upward on diaphragm & essentially limits lung volume & diaphragm's excursion. Larger uterus shifts center of gravi... Read More

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