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What Happens If You Sleep On Your Stomach While Pregnant
I am 3 weeks and 5 days pregnant today. Experiencing some cramping in lower abdomen during day and @ night when asleep. Is this normal?
Hard to say: Your pregnancy is a very unique experience.Every woman has different feelings and we dr's should respect how you are affected.I often defer to your mother (because she knows you) to gauge these sensations.To have some discomfort-even early in the pregnancy-may be O.K. But if you think the sensation is abnormal a discussion with your ob-gyn is called for. ...Read more
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
No: No, it should not matter after the first few weeks whether you are a side or tummy sleeper. ...Read more
No: Sleeping on your tummy or on your side should not be an issue after the first 2-3 months post surgery. ...Read more
What may be the reason for acute deep chest pain while turning to sleep on your stomach? No pain while sitting, standing or lying down on the back.
Chest pain: The pain described is unlikely to be cardiac. It is more likely refer able to the musculoskeletal or GI systems. ...Read more
Sleeping implants: You'll be surprised how little time passes before your implants feel like they are part of your body. If you are a stomach sleeper you should put a small pillow under and above your breasts for the first few months to keep the pressure off of them. Breast augmentation is not really a contraindication to sleeping on your stomach. ...Read more
Can you sleep on your stomach after a belly button piercing? I always sleep on my stomach, will it make it sore or irritate it?
Why do I have pain on both sides of abdomen near kidneys or possibly kidneys themselves only happens early morning time while sleeping ?
Posture: There are many possibilities but if it only occurs i that time i would suspect that sleeping posture is a problem. Are you a side sleeper? A mattress that does not provide enough support at the waist can cause this type of of pain. Consult your physician for a clear diagnosis. ...Read more