New York, NY
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?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Not likely: Unless he jumped up and down, not likely
3.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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.
3.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 29, 2016
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.