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Old 01-19-2011, 12:51 AM   #11
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Due date is in 3 days and I wake up on my back ALL the time. It actually feels better than laying on my side.
Thats really exciting! I hope you have a fantastic labor!

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Old 01-19-2011, 01:01 AM   #12
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For me, it always helped to take a flat pillow and put it barely under one hip and a little of my back. That way I was mostly on my back, but just sort of tilted to one side a bit. I also second the lots of pillows when you are on your side.
This is what I have found works best. I always wake up finding myself on my back anyways bc that is how I normally sleep when not pregnant. It's just how I'm most comfortable. So to ease my nagging mind about it not being "safe" to sleep completely on my back (although I know many pregnant Mamas who do and their babies are fine) I just put a pillow under one hip and my back a little bit so I'm sort of tilted.
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I slept on my back my whole pregnancy at least part of the night. I liked that I could feel her move better that way, and it was easier on my hips.
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Old 01-31-2011, 02:41 PM   #14
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I am 23 weeks and the only way I can sleep comfortably is on my back. Sometimes DH will wake me in the middle of the night b/c I am on my back and he'll tell me to turn over. I try to prop up with pillows but that makes it worse. I am going to just continue to do it until it becomes uncomfortable.
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