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Doctor insights on: Third Trimester Belly Heavy And Sore

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Can I sleep on my belly in the third trimester?

Can I sleep on my belly in the third trimester?

This may be: quite uncomfortable. Sleeping on left side is a much better option. ...Read more

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Can i sleep on my stomach in the third trimester? Or will it hurt the baby? I'm approaching 33 weeks.

Can i sleep on my stomach in the third trimester? Or will it hurt the baby? I'm approaching 33 weeks.

If Comfortable: As long as your pregnancy is proceeding normally and you and the baby are doing well you can sleep in any position that works best for your comfort. Many women in their third trimester still sleep on their tummy, often propped with body pillows. Getting sleep at this stage of pregnancy is most important and finding your best comfy way to do this is what counts. ...Read more

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Just started 3rd trimester, and sex causes some cramping in abdomen making it uncomfortable and a bit painful. Should i also be concerned for the baby?

Just started 3rd trimester, and sex causes some cramping in abdomen making it uncomfortable and a bit painful. Should i also be concerned for the baby?

No: The baby is fine. The impact to your cervix is causing your uterus to contract. That causes the sensation of cramping you feel. This is normal, and the contractions are not strong enough to cause labor or have any impact on the baby. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about the tightening feeling in my belly early in the 3rd trimester?

Should I be concerned about the tightening feeling in my belly early in the 3rd trimester?

Tightening: Could be because of the growth of the baby. If it is like contractions it is normal to have mild contractions which is not painful in pregnancy. But if you're getting painful contractions you have to be seen by a gynecologist immediately. ...Read more

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During the 3rd trimester, I noticed a woman's belly ripple or move quite obviously when baby moved. Does this only happen to some women? Like thin?

During the 3rd trimester, I noticed a woman's belly ripple or move quite obviously when baby moved. Does this only happen to some women? Like thin?

Wall thickness: The baby always moves. You may or may not be able to actually see the movement as an outsider, depending on the thickness of the mom's anterior abdominal wall and the location of the placenta. ...Read more

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Vomiting, dizziness, feeling heavy, in my third trimester?

Visit your GYN or an: Er. You need to be hydrated... Somehow. Iv if necessary... Asap! ...Read more

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Can lifting heavy objects in third trimester cause placenta abruption ? Does it affect the baby in any way or just affect me ?

Can lifting heavy objects in third trimester cause placenta abruption ? Does it affect the baby in any way or just affect me ?

Not likely: In general lifting objects does not cause problems for pregnancy but obviously if something is too heavy for you or makes you uncomfortable then it should be avoided. ...Read more