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Sleep position

I was just reading an article saying you should avoid exercises where you lay on your back because it decreases blood flow to the brain and uterus. What is the best sleep position then? If I sleep on my stomach or left side, I get discomfort. I don't know that I can sleep just on my right side the whole time and have been sleeping on my back recently. Is this bad?

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    Your body will let you know.  Up until this past week sleeping on my back was fine, now I get almost instantly short of breath and dizzy when I flip to that position.
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    I still sleep on my belly and back and I'll be 13w Wednesday. Your body lets you know when you can't do it any longer.

    I wake up every morning on my back with my hand on my belly and all is well in there....as far as I know. Lol.

    No worries. I also did a lot of yoga when I was pregnant with DS and did positions where I was on my back a lot until I felt uncomfortable. 

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    I sleep on my left side and switch back and forth at night.  My Dr. said that she didn't want me sleeping on my back, but if I woke up and was on my back, not to panic.  She said it's best to sleep on your left side.  It's hard to get comfy sometimes, but I make it work.

    Like Missa said...  Your body will tell you when it's time to switch it up. 

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    Yes, I've heard about the left side but about a week ago every time I lay on my left, I feel a lot of discomfort.
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    imagedfduke1221:

    I sleep on my left side and switch back and forth at night.  My Dr. said that she didn't want me sleeping on my back, but if I woke up and was on my back, not to panic.  She said it's best to sleep on your left side.  It's hard to get comfy sometimes, but I make it work.

    Like Missa said...  Your body will tell you when it's time to switch it up. 

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