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A 22-year-old female asked:

My heavy older brother layed on my back yesterday for about a minute, i am 13 weeks pregnant, should i be concerned he harmed my baby?

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Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Not likely: Unless he jumped up and down, not likely
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Heavy laying: While it is not a good idea for your brother to lie on you and put pressure on your belly, the fetus is well protected. in the womb. It takes a significant force to do any harm.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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