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Can You Lay On Your Stomach While Pregnant
How does it feel like to lay on your stomach when you're on your first weeks of pregnancy? I think I might be bc my lower abdomen feels thicker
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
Happy to say am 4mon pregnant now&feel just a little shakes abdomen in midnight time when lay on bed. Does it my baby's moves. Can it feel them in 4th monts?
Possibly: It's amazing the differences between women as to when they feel their baby move. I didn't feel movement until 22 weeks, but I have had a lot of patients who feel movement at 4 months. Feel blessed if you're feeling movement, it's a great feeling! ...Read more
Whenever I lay down a small bulge forms in my abdomen. I know I'm not pregnant so I'm not sure what's wrong.
6 w 3d pregnant. Abdomen feels like I did a crunches when I cough or move from a sitting or laying position. Also fluctuating preg symptoms. Normal?
Well, ....: Everyone is different, so it is tough to say if what your experiencing is Normal. You can never go wrong with seeing the dr. For a good evaluation, especially when you are pregnant. To simply assure all is well with you and the growing baby inside you. Best wishes. ...Read more
25 weeks pregnant and having pain in lower back and abdomen it started while laying down as well, what could this be?
Go to the hospital..: If you are pregnant and having pain in your lower back that lasts longer than 1 hour, you need to go to the hospital's Labor and Delivery triage unit for evaluation. You could be having pre-term contractions. They may tell you all is well but its best not to assume this. Best wishes! ...Read more
I'm 15 weeks pregnant and when I lay on my back I get a ball of tighteness in my abdomen, could this be baby balling up? Or what is it?
Whenever I lay down or sit down a small bulge forms in my abdomen near my belly button. I never had sex so it shouldn't be pregnancy. What is it?
I'm 17 weeks pregnant and while going from laying to sitting potion I has the weirdest pop on my left lower abdomen. Is this something to worry about?
If this only happened once - relax!
If it is occurring more often you must see the Obstetrician. ...Read more
I have a moveable large mass in lower abdomen when sitting/laying down. I also have painful bloating-look pregnant every time I eat or drink.
That means it's time: It's time to visit one's primary care doctor. The doctor will do a good exam and figure out what the large movable abdominal mass might be. It could be a huge lump of poop, or some enlarging tumor or cyst. Tomorrow is the day. Time for action. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
32 weeks pregnant - sharp pain in left lower abdomen, even when I lay on my right and the baby moves away from it. It keeps happening & getting worse.
Lower abdomen has been hard for 6 months now but I'm not pregnant. Feels hard especially when lying down and bulges out. Uncomfortable to lay on tummy?
Have you have any surgery like C-section or similar lower abdominal surgery? . If you did that will be a hernia
if you never had surgery then the hardness in the abdomen could be either female related like a blood or mass in the uterus or large ovarian cyst.
or digestive which is the least likely from your description like bloating from IBS
either way you need to seek a physician evaluation please. ...Read more
6 months pregnant, I have lots of pressure in my lower abdomen and back, it gets worse if I lay down and sit, I also feel like my vagina is pulsing?
I'm 35 weeks pregnant and I bent over to fix a rug and got a sharp stabbing pain in my right upper abdomen. I'm laying down now, there's still tendern?
Prob. Muscle spasm: Pl check with your OB if pain recurs or u notice any bleeding, who would probably order a routine US to make sure the growing fetus is doing OK. ...Read more
I am 30 weeks pregnant and my baby is laying across my stomach in the lower abdomen is this ok? And I have a very small baby bump
Yes: At 30 weeks the babies are constantly changing positions. As long ad you are getting the feral kick counts 2x a day and you are measuring appropriately at your visits all should be fine... ...Read more
M 23 weeks pregnant. Feeling pain in right lower abdomen while walking n laying on right side since last morning. I found choroid plexus cyst in baby?
Pain: The ultrasound finding for the baby is unrelated to your pain. The pain you describe is most likely round ligament pain and is a direct result from how you are moving. Abrupt and careless movements with cause pain in your groin that is excruciating. Heating pads help, Tylenol (acetaminophen) too. Pay close attention to how you move, sit, stand, get in and out of a car or a chair, to avoid further problems. ...Read more
Depends: The answer depends on the specific exercise, your medical history, level of fitness prior to pregnancy, and other factors. In normal pregnancies, exercise is generally ok, but your program should be cleared by the md providing your care to ensure safety and specific parameters. ...Read more
Not reliable: Abdominal heaviness is not a reliable sign of early pregnancy. More reliable is a missed period, nausea, breast tenderness. Check a pregnancy test starting 2-5 days after the first day of the missed period. Abdominal heaviness more likely to be intestinal, possibly related to food impacting intestines. ...Read more
Don't think so...: Abdominal discomfort during pregnancy is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes abdominal pain. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Give your gynecologist a call please ; get checked. ...Read more