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What is the best sleeping position for a pregnant woman?

What is the best sleeping position for a pregnant woman?

Whatever is: Comfortable. It may take some creative pillow arrangement to find a comfortable position but whatever one you find that works for you early on is best. Late in pregnancy sleeping on your tummy or back are not advised. Sleeping on your left side is associated with a lower risk to baby. http://www.theguardian.com/science/2011/jun/14/pregnant-women-sleep-left-stillbirth ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What sleeping position is best to avoid shoulder pain?

What sleeping position is best to avoid shoulder pain?

No best answer: The real question is what is the shoulder pain from? Is it inflammation of a bursa in the shoulder, muscle related or even a tendon tear? The possibility of a referred pain into the shoulder from neck joints(facets) or nerve roots is also possible. Finding the underlying problem is the first task. Then making sure your laying in a position that will not worsen that underlying pathology. ...Read more

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What is the best sleep position with a urinary catheter?

What is the best sleep position with a urinary catheter?

Catheters: Basically, the one that is most comfortable for you. It is best to have the foley catheter secured to the outside thigh to reduce traction on the catheter which can cause pain and/or bleeding. ...Read more

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What to do if i had a chiropractic adjustment. What is best sleeping position?

What to do if i had a chiropractic adjustment. What is best sleeping position?

Generally avoiding : Sleeping on your stomach and using a relatively single flat pillow. Sleeping on your back with a pillow beneath your knees or on your side with your knees bent and possibly with a pillow between them are several suggestions. ...Read more

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Best sleeping position to correct neck hump.Is it best to sleep without pillow so that my neck isnt being pushed forward?

Best sleeping position to correct neck hump.Is it best to sleep without pillow so that my neck isnt being pushed forward?

Position: Yes, lie flat in bed without a pillow. You can use a hot water bottle or heating pad set on low or an ice pack, whichever you feel more comfortable with ...Read more

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Treatment for 4 months baby caugh and best sleeping position for her?

Treatment for 4 months baby caugh and best sleeping position for her?

Find out the cause:: Second hand smoking is one of them, so don't smoke around. Other: cold dry air, common cold/viruses, allergy. Night time cough can be because of postnasal drip/asthma. Viral bronchiolitis is common in younger kids. Make sure her nose is clear, put saline nasal drops, suck mucous with bulb syringe, use a humidifier in room. No cough med. Sleep position: up to 1 yr is on back, keep head up. See doc. ...Read more

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How do I find what's the best sleeping position for your back if you have pain?

Pain where ?: In general w the absence of specific health concerns, sleeping on the back is considered optimal. Sleeping on your back can aid the head ; spine to maintain a neutral position. The next best position is sleeping on the side. Sleeping on your stomach usually requires you to have your head turned to the side for hours ; makes it difficult to keep the spine in a neutral position. It also puts >. ...Read more

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What's the best sleeping position for a 64 year old male who suffers from chronic, but mild lower-back disc pain?

What's the best sleeping position for a 64 year old male who suffers from chronic, but mild lower-back disc pain?

As a 47 year old: ...With chronic back pain, I have found it very helpful to sleep on my side with one pillow between my knees. I find it helps maintain by spines natural curvature. You can also try a "body pillow), which is a longer pillow designed to help people who like to sleep on their sides. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more