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21 weeks pregnant - find it tough to stay lying on my side thru the nite. Is it that harmful to baby if u sleep on your back?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: As long as u are

Propped up on pillows can sleep on your back, u do not want to sleep flat on your back because as you progress the weight of the uterus can compress the vena cava and decrease blood flow to everything.

In brief: As long as u are

Propped up on pillows can sleep on your back, u do not want to sleep flat on your back because as you progress the weight of the uterus can compress the vena cava and decrease blood flow to everything.
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