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    Default Re: When to stop sleeping on my back?

    As long as you are comfortable to! You would definitely know to roll over before any damage was done to bubs anyway- you would be nauseous, feint and in pain. So don't worry about it, enjoy whatever sleep in whatever positions you can!

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    I've been told the same as Mulva - you'd get uncomfortable before it did any damage.
    I'm 36 weeks and haven't slept on my back since about 6 weeks. To start with it was because of wind - if I slept on my back I got very uncomfortable. Now, the pressure on my back isn't comfortable. I also sleep almost exclusively on my left side. Again, not because I'm "supposed" to... but because I'm less likely to be woken up by heartburn.

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    I'm 28 weeks and I dutifully fall asleep on my left side like a good girl, and then wake up on my back. I've asked my husband to roll me over if he happens to wake up to find me sleeping on my back.

    I heard 14 weeks was the cut off for sleeping on your back, but if you end up that way during the night I'm sure it's not a huge deal (I hope).

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    I'd say whenever your body tells you it's uncomfortable. I'm 12 weeks and still back sleeping sometimes. There's not much pressure on my back yet.

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    Default When to stop sleeping on my back?

    I slept on my back for ages!! It was the only way I could breathe through my nose! If it makes you feel better, a pillow under your right bum cheek will tip the pressure off any veins. But, like a pp said, you would know long before you did any damage

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    I'm a back sleeper. With my first, I got to about 27 weeks, with my 2nd I got to about 23 weeks and with my last I had to roll over at 18 weeks....

    With each of them, oh my lordy, the first sleep once I gave birth was absolutely heaven. I was stretching out flat on my back like a cheshire cat... Pure bliss!

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    When it starts to feel uncomfortable I started to feel light headed that's when I knew to stop.

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    Default When to stop sleeping on my back?

    I have a slight issue as I most comfortably sleep on my side/front. I'm almost 15 weeks and am dreading when this is going to start becoming uncomfortable.

    Sorry for the thread hijack, just wanted to share my pain lol :-)


 

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