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Old 08-14-2008, 01:47 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I think I've figured out one of the main reasons I'm not sleeping anymore, even though I'm exhausted all the time.

I'm a stomach sleeper. I just don't sleep well at all on my side or back. But it's very uncomfortable to lay on my stomach so I toss and turn all night.

I need a bed with a big belly hole cut out of it.
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Old 08-14-2008, 01:49 AM
 
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prop up on a pillow so you're semi sideways/on your stomach

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Me too. I highly highly recommend the snoogle pillow thing. I used one with Cy from the begining because I was having hip pains bad and could not sleep on my side-belly and keep a pillow between my legs.
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I can relate! I started feeling uncomfortable on my tummy about ten days ago----as if I were trying to sleep on a grapefruit or something. I'm a back sleeper most of the time though, but I still already miss being able to sleep on my tummy.
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Sadly I've tried the pillow between the legs, and propping on a pillow. I still toss and turn.

Oh well... I got through my other pregnancies without sleeping on my tummy, I'll make it through this one. It just doesn't seem fair. (Hmm, I can't find a good pouting smilie on here. )
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I know I've seen or heard of something with a big hole for your stomach that keeps the rest of your body up, but I think the mama made it herself by piling up pillows.

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I think I've figured out one of the main reasons I'm not sleeping anymore, even though I'm exhausted all the time.

I'm a stomach sleeper. I just don't sleep well at all on my side or back. But it's very uncomfortable to lay on my stomach so I toss and turn all night.

I need a bed with a big belly hole cut out of it.
Sign me up for one!!! Thats the only thing I dont like about getting a belly.

Laura wife to Chris proud mommy to our lil monkey (c-section 6-10-06), our other lil monkey (HBAC 3-08-09) Our next and last son (due by HBAC mid July 2011) and our angel (10-03-04). My middle son has many severe food allergies.

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i'm a total back sleeper, and don't know what i am going to do once that option is out... i feel for you!
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Sleeping on my stomach used to make me nauseous, until after I had DS. Then suddenly, I like to sleep on my stomach. If I can't fall asleep, I roll over to my stomach and I'm out. Only for a little bit longer though.
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I'm having a hard time on my back and stomach already. I'm sleeping on my side, turned towards my belly, but then my side starts hurting. Sign me up for the mattress with a belly hole cut in it! Then I'll just wake up because of needing to pee and being hungry.

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I need a bed with a big belly hole cut out of it
you should invent that- it;d help me sleep!

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Old 08-16-2008, 02:27 AM - Thread Starter
 
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If I had a clue how to go about inventing it I would have already.

Oh wait... I just googled pregnancy mattress and look what I found:
http://www.showeryourbaby.com/geairdema1.html
Just a *bit* out of my price range (okay, a *lot*) but I really want it now.
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