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I'm 28 weeks and during the night I notice that I'm rolled 1/2 onto my stomach sometimes. This worries me a little, but (and sorry if TMI) <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"> I noticed that I was putting alot of pressure on my belly and pretty much lying on it (with most of my weight) during sex for a while, maybe 3-5 minutes before I really noticed how much pressure.<br><br>
Is this any reason for concern? Is there any way possible the baby could've been injured?? I put alot of weight on my belly for certain.<br><br>
Again, sorry if that was to much detail, but it has me worried. He's been moving around just as much as ususal though. thanks
 

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If you are not uncomfortable than no worries.<br><br>
I wish I could lay on my stomach still. I do sleep 2/3 on it with a pillow for support.<br><br>
I also notice this baby often gives me a "Hay, your squishing me!" wiggle when I lean against my belly to much (like putting on shoes). It is not a comfortable feeling.
 

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I don't know for sure, so hopefully someone else can chime in, but I just talked to my midwife about sleeping positions last week. I'm at 21 weeks now and have always been a stomach sleeper, with only occasional side sleeping (when I'm cold mostly!) and back sleeping (when I need to stretch before rolling back over). I found myself trying to sleep on my side once I could feel that my belly was somewhat "in the way" when sleeping on my stomach, but it ended up making my pelvic/groin pain worse, so I've recently been sleeping more and more on my stomach and back. I've heard the "no back sleeping" thing before, so I asked the midwife about it because I just can't get comfortable some nights in various positions, and she said to do what's comfortable for me and that when I get uncomfortable--either short of breath or light-headed from lying on my back or just not comfortable lying on my belly--that's when I'll know to change positions. I have so much trouble sleeping that trying to regulate my position when what's "not allowed" is most comfortable was making things even worse! Midwife told me not to worry about it, that it'll bother me enough to change before it affects the baby.<br><br>
Are you finding yourself uncomfortable when you wake up on your stomach (or when lying on it for "other things" <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"> )? I know I'm not as far along so I don't claim to be an expert, but my plan is to go with what the midwife said and trust in my comfort levels! I'm actually kind of dreading the day when stomach sleeping becomes too much of a hassle...it's the only way I can really get to sleep and stay asleep!
 

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thanks, and I get the kicks in the middle of the night too when I'm leaning a liitle too much on the side of my belly, funny and I move because of that, but not because I'm uncomfortable at all. thanks for the replies so far
 

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I used to sleep on my stomach before being prego, and found myself rolling over on my stomach too alot at night (I'm 40 weeks now and too big to do it anymore!). I wasn't able to sleep on my left side either like they recommend--I usually have to sleep on my right side for some reason (and then would wake up on my stomach before I got too big). Also found myself putting pressure on that big bump too during sex a few times.....<br><br>
I don't know any real medical answers for you--but the mw said I am fine and the baby is doing great if that makes you feel better!
 
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