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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Comfort: Normally, we recommend women to sleep on the left side. But, if this is not comfortable for her then She can sleep on the side that is comfortable for ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Options: I would avoid medications... But would suggest fewer blankets or cool down the room.. Congratulations! ( I am assuming you are too hot).
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Pregnancy sleep help: The fda rates safety of drugs in pregnancy from category a (controlled studies showing no fetal risk) to x (proven risks to fetus outweigh maternal be ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: There a variety of aches and pains that occur as the uterus grows inside your body. You did not mention how far along you are. If you are far along t ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Hard to sleep : It can be hard to get comfortable during sleep, or anything else for that matter. Sleeping on your left side is best because baby gets the most blood ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pillows galore!: This is one of those conditions that make it very difficult to sleep with a rapidly growing abdomen, As OB MD's we also ask you not to sleep on your b ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Timothy Villegas
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Difficulty sleeping is a very common complaint in pregnancy. Try extra pillows to support you as you lie on your side (against your back and between y ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Side: Left side down.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ask your doctor: It's recommended that medications be taken in pregnancy only when necessary. Each medication has a different FDA pregnancy category. Please talk with ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mayor-lynn
18 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for sleep: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be taken safely in pregnancy for sleep if the problem is falling asleep. It is unlikely to help if the problem is stayi ... Read More
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