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sap05e:Mine comes and goes. I just have to switch sides all throughout the night :(
I deal with the same thing. I cant sleep in any one position for longer than two hours, it seems. I have a large body pillow that i stradle and that seems to help.
I'm surrounded by pillows in bed and flip sides frequently.
I also have better luck sleeping on the couch sometimes, maybe because the back support keeps me in place.
I have the same problem! I think I slept 3 hours last night and ended up in the chair crying. The body pillow helps but it does not fit under the covers and I have found if I am cold...it hurts more. My husband sleeps on his back with his arms out so there is half of the bed - body pillow - another pillow for back = no room for ME!
I guess at least I will be use to no sleep when baby comes. Problem is I LOVE sleeping. Then I worry I will be too tired and not hear her...that's another topic though. So, I'll keep sleeping in the chair or on the couch (where my hip fits nicely between the cushions so there is no pressure).
Megan0426:I feel ya sugar britches! My nightly routine is lay on one side, after 2 hours, wake up, pee. Come back to bed and lay on other side, after 2 hours, wake up, pee. And repeat. Last night I did find a somewhat comfy position though... I propped my body pillow on the right side of my body and layed on my back, BUT the body pillow had me leaning to the left. So I wasn't on my back, but wasn't on my hip either. Then hubs rolled over and slammed his arm across my stomach to snuggle and it ruined it :
Same exact sleeping pattern here. And when I'm extremely comfortable DH always ruins it by throwing his arm across my stomach. The majority of the time he puts it right up against my bladder, then I'm up going pee again! ( I swear his arms weigh a TON! )
This has worked for me a few times too, but I have to find the sweet spot...it does not always work. If you are not far enough on your back and you feel your belly pulling, try putting a pillow under it. Like I said, sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't.
switch sides often and keep a thick firm pillow or two between your knees and thighs. the more in line your outer thigh is with your hip the better it will feel. Def try a wedge for the belly support too. sometimes I even just put the pillow under the hip Im laying on for a little and that helps but then you gota stay awake to move it back between your legs again. GL you are far from alone Im sure