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Can sleeping on your stomach for more than an hour while pregnant cause a miscarriage?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

A healthy pregnancy is not affected by such a practice.

In brief: No

A healthy pregnancy is not affected by such a practice.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Sleeping on your back in the 3rd trimester can compromise the blood flow back to the heart from inferior vena cavum compression.
However, sleeping on your stomach doesn't increase your risk for miscarriage.

In brief: No

Sleeping on your back in the 3rd trimester can compromise the blood flow back to the heart from inferior vena cavum compression.
However, sleeping on your stomach doesn't increase your risk for miscarriage.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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