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Comfortable Sleeping Positions During Pregnancy
Side: Left side down.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Sideways from rear: Is safest. Male lying under partner with female on top either facing each other or female's back toward partner are both also safe positions. Male sitting underneath on a chair with female either facing him, or both facing forward works for some couples. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there any ways to return to sleeping at night after waking up, while staying awake during the day and afternoon?
Good sleep hygiene: 1. Considering you have no medical issues. Keep same sleep-wake cycle. 2. Avoid caffeine after lunch or minimize. 3.Slow deep breathing exercise prior going to sleep and after wake up till fall a sleep as tolerated. 4.Regular exercise & yoga 5. Try sleeping from 10pm to 6am. 6. Eat a good balance meal with lots of fruit, vegetables and high fiber. 7. Daily regular bowel movement. ...Read more
Comfortable: Whatever feel comfortable to you.Get a more detailed answer ›
Baby: Babies sleep so many hours that the night alone would not be enough. Plus, they require frequent feeding, so they wake up often. And on top, they are slow eaters (they are very smart on this!). So it is ok. Babies sleep only when they feel like. Gradually, they grow up to adjust to a more normal (for adults) pattern. ...Read more
Combat Boots?: What effect are you trying to achieve by wearing the boots? It begs the question as to just what kind of boots are you wearing that you would have this concern. ...Read more
Options: I would avoid medications... But would suggest fewer blankets or cool down the room.. Congratulations! ( I am assuming you are too hot). ...Read more
Can't sleeping at night. Very tired during afternoon, but impressively active & awake at 4a.m. Nauseous during day pga lack of sleep?
You might be...: ...a night owl with a morning bird schedule. Or your normal sleep-wake cycle might be disrupted by the long daytime hours of during summer time in the extreme northern & southern parts of the planet. It's complicated. I suggest you go to mayoclinic.org--patient information--diseases & conditions and get info on insomnia. Best wishes. ...Read more
Depends: This really depends on the individual.Get a more detailed answer ›
No good data: But for now i would avoid cell phones near kids brains. Advise using speaker phone when they are using cell phones especially if they do it often. ...Read more
25 weeks preg, having trouble finding a comfortable position to sleep in. Any suggestions of ideas?
Have you tried : Using a mattress topper - at least 4 inches deep? ...Read more
Teeth that move?: Teeth are not like steel posts in concrete ; can move slightly but should return to their normal position. They should not move substantially while eating or during sleep. Over long periods of time, generally months to years they can drift if other teeth are missing, have severe periodontal disease or post ortho without a retainer. Habits such as bruxism (day or night) increase chance of drifting. ...Read more
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