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Can I Sleep On A Waterbed While Pregnant
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
Yes.: Please, consult your obgyn, first. You can sleep on your back, while u r pregnant, but it is better to sleep on your left side. Sleeping on your back leads to decreased blood supply to the placenta b/c of compression of the umbilical cord. This may effect the growth of the baby. The fetus gets good blood supply, if u sleep on your left lateral side. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 36 weeks pregnant. I used a heating pad on high setting on my back and fell asleep. I woke up hot a few hours later. Did I cause any harm to baby?
Should not hurt at 7: Weeks, uterus is still very small, as you get afrther along you will not be able to do that or lie flat on your back, if u sleep on your back when you get farther you will need to have your head propped up with extra pillows so you will not be flat on your back, left side is ideal but many women cannot sleep on their left side. ...Read more
28 weeks pregnant and I like and am comfortable to sleep on my back. Is it ok? I've read that pregnant ladies should not sleep on back.
If I am trying get pregnant and on 1mg of Klonopin (clonazepam) twice a day, will that prevent me from getting pregnant and will it cause a miscarriage?
Won't prevent/abort.: Can have teratogenic effects. Category D. Not advisable unless all other choices don't work and your untreated symptoms would cause greater damage. ...Read more
I woke up sleeping on my back ! Can sleeping on your back while pregnant hurt the baby ? Will it cause a still birth in 3rd trimester? Is my baby okay
Baby should be fine: Normal pregnant women, or any woman, may sleep in whichever position she finds comfortable. Getting a good night's sleep is important, regardless of whether one is pregnant or not. All over the internet, people post "advice" (but without "proof") about pregnancy sleep positions, but one can read about some actual research results at: http://www.jogc.com/abstracts/full/200710_Commentary_1.pdf ...Read more
Is it okay to take a sleeping pill when you having a hard time sleeping?. I worked during night and sleep at day.
Sleep: Occassional use of a medication to help with sleep is usually fine. Try working with sleep hygiene as well.Maintain a regular bedtime and awakening time schedule including weekends. Get up about the same time every day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Establish a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime many include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, >>>. ...Read more
I take zyprexa watch tv before sleeping then I get tired and turn it off. Sometimes I fall asleep with it on. Tonight i can't sleep. Could it be tv?
Sleep & TV: Frequently see situations where sleep changes not well tracked and factors easily overlooked. So you might look at what was going through your mind, last time and amount of caffeine and the like. I highly suggest at least an hour without blue light screen before bed. Research says make sure you have a set wakeup time and don't vary it, that that is most effective. All the best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've heard you shouldnt sleep on your stomach during pregnancy, is this true? Also, is it ok to lay on your stomach for a back massage while pregnant?
Yes - you need to : Be comfortable. Your baby is very well protected. Do not worry. ...Read more
If ttc , and i get a cold, can I take meds for colds that you wouldn't normally take while pregnant, could it effect the baby in early stages of preg?
Iam 25 weeks pregnant and can I have filter coffee daily and i take around a tumbler of it. Can i continue this..
1 cup is fine: 1 cup of coffee daily is fine. Problems are associated with high volume coffee (5+ cups daily). ...Read more
Would it be safe to get on a sleeping pill for night with leaxpro i can't sleep and stress from college is making it worse and i need sleep?
It can be ok.: You already take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) -- often that helps with sleep. Your body may be very used to it-- if you only take 1 tab, it might be ok to take one more. Otherwise you could try melatonin (otc) for sleep. If that does not help, see your doctor and ask about trying something by prescription for sleep. Good luck to you ! ...Read more
Sun worsens scars: I always recommend to my post op patients to use sunscreen on their incision sites for at least 6 months. If you get sun on a scar it will change the color of the scar, making it's appearance worse. Using the mederma shouldn't be affected by the sun, but you should use sunscreen to help prevent worsening of the scar. www.OmahaCosmeticSurgery.com ...Read more
No: Cell phone radiation isn't the kind that causes tumors. All the good studies show no effect, and in the big one, there were more tumors on the opposite side. The united nations has to appease militants, so the world health organization hasn't declared the matter settled. Congratulations on your pregnancy and best wishes. ...Read more
Im 35 weeks pregnact and I just can't go to sleep I been awake since 3 & its 5 already I have a little pain in my back also?
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 rest against, posture with one bent knee slightly on your side. Also a pregnancy girdle at this point might help relive some of the lower pressure. ...Read more
Is it true that when pregnant and lying down or asleep, you must first sit up before switching sides? That is, you mustn't directly roll from l to r?
Sleeping position: No that isn't true.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm 5 weeks preganant, i take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every night to help me sleep. With this hurt the baby at all?
Other options:: 1. Keep regular bed ; wakening time (includes weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfortable mattress ; pillows. 4. Use bedroom only for sleep ; sex. Put work materials, computers, ; tvs in another room. 5. Finish eating at least 2-3 hrs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I take for a really bad cough i've had for about a week now? I'm seven weeks pregnet it's keeping from sleeping!
OTC medication: Any of the over the counter cough drops will be ok. If you have a sinus infection with drainage, you can try non-prescription decongestants, mucolytics, and cough suppressants as needed for your symptoms. There are very effective prescription cough suppressants that are safe during pregnancy - you doctor can prescribe as appropriate. ...Read more
Today i found out i was pregnant. I have a 1st degree av block sometimes 2nd but only really when i'm asleep. Will i be okay through my pregnancy?
Please consult ASAP: With your cardiologist, he will need to follow you throughout the pregnancy and can give you his opinion, the cardiologist will need to work closely with your OB and a perinatologist and you may be better served delivering at a university medical center, for example, if you were in my area would refer u to the univ of miaim. ...Read more
Can't find a comfortable position to sleep during my pregnancy, any ways i can be comfortable and stay asleep, or is this truly a never ending battle?
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 flow. Avoid back and obviously your stomach. Try a warm bath, warm fruit tea, or a massage before bed to help you sleep. Hope all goes well with you and baby. ...Read more
Sometimes when I try n fall asleep I wake up just before dozing off and I jump and gasp for air! it is very scary. What could this be. Im 31w pregnant?
Half Asleep Startle: When we are half asleep, we are more likely to startle. Drs call it a "hypnogogic state." that may happen more easily if we have some discomfort that awakes us. In pregnancy you are likely to have such discomfort. Tell your OB dr in case there are important details not mentioned in this short communication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe for me to take zzzquil during my pregnancy? I took it before and i loved how quickly i fell asleep.
I have an extremely shorten cervix.Im 4weeks3days pregnant. When will i be stitched and will i be awake or asleep?
Its been 2 weeks and i haven't got my period . I feel so tired all the time and all i want to do is sleep am i pregant? I also took a pergncey test
You tell us: If you did a pregnancy test then you have your answer. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
I am 12 weeks preganant and i have trouble sleeping last night i took 2 25 mg of unisom is it ok to take 50 mg?
I'm 7 1/2 months pregnant. I'm tired but can't seem to fall asleep and I don't feel sleepy. Is this normal ?
Insomnia: Insomnia is a common complaint in pregnancy. Here are some tips: Avoid caffeine especially in the afternoon. Increase your daily exercise to help increase tiredness. Walk, walk, walk. Avoid all napping. Wake up extra early. Avoid sleeping late to "catch up." Read a book at night. Avoid evening electronics such as the iPad. ...Read more
My wife is pregnant and her fingers keep falling asleep. What is a good remedy to help her get sensation back?
I am approximately 4 weeks pregnant and this week I have been falling asleep at my desk every afternoon. Is this normal?
I'm preganant and I'm having problems pooping it's so bad I can't sleep at night, What is the best magnesium to get for constipation?
Constipation: Magnesium Glycinate, which also helps with insomnia. You can start with 200 mg twice daily and titrate up. You know you are getting too much when your stools get too soft. Constipation is COMMON in pregnancy. Lots of fluids, fiber and you can certainly take an OTC stool softener like Colace (docusate sodium). ...Read more
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