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Doctor insights on: Sleeping Positions For Pregnant Woman

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Can a pregnant women sleep on her belly?

Can a pregnant women sleep on her belly?

Yes.: Many women prefer this, or at least on their side. One reason, is that in late pregnancy, pressure on the vena cava laying on your back can cause some shortness of breadth. (my wife experienced this with our twins1). ...Read more

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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Missonary position during sex, while pregnant. Is this position safe for all stages of pregnancy?

Missonary position during sex, while pregnant. Is this position safe for all stages of pregnancy?

Yes: Sex during pregnancy is safe. This position is also safe, though lying on your back might lead to light-headedness and dizziness. Consider this factor and you lead the way as far as what is comfortable and tolerable. ...Read more

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Sex positions for not conceiving?

Sex positions for not conceiving?

See below.: Any position in which you are taking birth control or using a condom. All other positions are capable of conception. ...Read more

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Is sleeping on the floor healthy for pregnant women?

Is sleeping on the floor healthy for pregnant women?

Maybe : I'm not sure what would prompt anyone to want to sleep on floor? It's not going to hurt the baby or pregnancy however. If it's due to back pain, consider evaluation by physical therapy for exercises or sleep positions while pregnant. ...Read more

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Can a women get pregnant for haveing intercourse while on her period?

Can I get Pregnant: If the period is on time and of normal duration then most likely not. But there are lots of variables. You may want to browse here. There are millions of questions and answers on this very topic. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant while in her periods?

Can a woman get pregnant while in her periods?

Yes.: As ovulation can occur erratically sometimes, it is possible (though not likely) to conceive during menstruation - the sperm can survive up to five days in the female genital tract. ...Read more

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6months pregnant, have trouble sleeping especially when baby kicking @ night. Can't take sleeping pills, can I smoke marijuana as a natural remedy?

6months pregnant, have trouble sleeping especially when baby kicking @ night. Can't take sleeping pills, can I smoke marijuana as a natural remedy?

Not recommended: The active ingredients in marijuana cross into the fetus blood supply and can affect neural development. Talk to your OB about alternatives that are safer. ...Read more

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Want to see required sex positions for a pregnant woman?

Want to see required sex positions for a pregnant woman?

Sex: There are no medically recommended sex positions for pregnancy. Unless you have a high risk pregnancy your sexual life should continue as you desire. ...Read more

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1-Can a women conceive while on top position while having sex. ?

1-Can a  women conceive while on top position while having sex. 
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Yes - absolutely!: Sexual positions cannot prevent conception unless they are ones that separate the couple fully or involve good birth control like condoms. If you're both fertile and the time is near ovulation and there is sperm released, you can conceive. Learn about this, it's important and interesting! Best! ...Read more

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I'm a morbidly obese woman (290 lbs). When I have intercourse in the missionary position and my partner is thrusting away, I can't breathe.

I'm a morbidly obese woman (290 lbs). When I have intercourse in the missionary position and my partner is thrusting away, I can't breathe.

That may not be: your problem , most likely you are out of shape , see your doctor for good check up, pulmonary studies , cardiac work up etc Get in shape by walking , work outs ear right balanced diet You will be fine . ...Read more

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Are bed bugs any danger to a pregnant woman's fetus during early pregnancy?

Are bed bugs any danger to a pregnant woman's fetus during early pregnancy?

No, They don't lead : To fetal loss. Bed bug bites may cause no sx's except for 2 small points where skin was punctured. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions with a clear center. In cases of hypersensitivity blisters may develop. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings. ...Read more

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If a woman gets pregnant while not having her period are there any health risks for the baby?

If a woman gets pregnant while not having her period are there any health risks for the baby?

Confusing question: Periods represent shedding of the endometrial tissue when fertilization does not establish a embryo.The embryo unit makes hormones that prevent menses. So you are not supposed to have a menses if you get pregnant, and the average timing pregnancy starts is 2 weeks after the last menses. If your cycles are irregular, and or you skip some, it has no particular effect on the fetus. ...Read more

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Can my pregnant sister's doctor detect herbal inducers? She is a teen mother, 6 months pregnant and having contractions. She didn't want the pregnancy

Can my pregnant sister's doctor detect herbal inducers? She is a teen mother, 6 months pregnant and having contractions. She didn't want the pregnancy

Unlikely,but: If there is any indication from her actions that she tried to abort the pregnancy at this stage the attending physicians will refer to child & family services that will investigate her and the family. This one attempt could end up keeping cps in her life forever. If she triggers a delivery they may charge her with felony child endangerment. ...Read more

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6 days late for period.No sexual intercourse since past few months.U have sleeping pill every night.What could be the cause other than conceiving?

6 days late for period.No sexual intercourse since past few months.U have sleeping pill every night.What could be the cause other than conceiving?

Variation: in menstrual cycles is quite common! Delays in expected periods can be for a number of physical and emotional stressors. If the "irregularity continued you might want to speak with your OB-GYN ! BTW the sleeping pill has NOTHING to do with the menstrual issue .... Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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How many pounds can a pregnant woman lift during her third trimester?

How many pounds can a pregnant woman lift during her third trimester?

No hard rules: There are no hard a fast rules on this. I usually tell my patients 25 lbs but this is mainly due to to the risk of back injuries and fall risk. If you have a job that requires frequent heavy lifting then discuss with your doctor and perhaps restrictions may be placed. ...Read more

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Can a pcos woman get pregnant while breast feeding? if she got pregnant will breast feeding stop? what about a normal woman?

Can a pcos woman get pregnant while breast feeding? if she got pregnant will breast feeding stop? what about a normal woman?

Yes: If you are ovulating you can get pregnant. Women with PCOS ovulate less frequently and breastfeeding if done exclusively ( no pacifiers or supplements at all) does suppress ovulation for awhile. Pregnancy doesn't necessarily dry up breast milk but it is very difficult to get enough nutrients to feed one baby while growing another. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use a massaging chair when pregnant . Am 7 weeks pregnant?

Is it safe to use a massaging chair when pregnant . Am 7 weeks pregnant?

Yes, definitely: No problems whatsoever using a massage chair. Later in pregnancy you'll really want to use it (when back pain becomes more common!). Good luck with pregnancy. ...Read more

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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


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Sleep Position (Definition)

Sleep position = placement of head, neck & remainder ...Read more