What are comfortable ways to sleep while pregnant?

I’m currently 15 weeks pregnant. I can’t sleep on the left side anymore. It’s starting to hurt my shoulder. Can I sleep any other way? I heard the left side is the only good way to sleep for the baby!!!

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ur body will tell you what you can do, althoughbyes left does help with circulation, as time goes on you may find other ways better. I start on my left but ultimately roll to my right and stay til the am. usually slightly on my side

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I sleep with pillows under one side so I’m not on my back but I’m in a different position then just my side. If you’re comfortable with it and you have talked to your doctor, you could also still sleep on your stomach (flat out on a round pool floaty)

I spoke to my midwife about this because I struggled to sleep on my left all the time, she said aslong as you don’t sleep on your right side the whole night you’ll be fine, so during the night just swap sides (I use to alternate when I went to the loo :sweat_smile:) it’s to do with laying on your left side gives the best blood flow through to baby as nothing is pushing on anything :blush:

All u can do is sides it’s horrible , my favorite sleeping position is on my stomach so that was a huge huge struggle for me , but I slept with a big person pillow between my legs which made it somewhat less agonizing lol :joy:

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I’ve slept on both sides. It’s impossible to stay on one side the whole night. When both sides are hurting I move to my back for a little. Get a pregnancy pillow if you don’t have one. They help tremendously…

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I alternated left and right side.
I had to.

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My back is my only comfortable position. Usually a stomach sleeper but 21 weeks so can’t.

Get yourself a pregnancy pillow. The best thing I ever did from 20 weeks onwards. :grin:

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I had to sleep with pillow between my legs and sleep on my side

Sleep standing up, like a horse :joy::joy::joy:

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Keep moving around until you find a comfortable way.

Body pillow or pregnancy pillow

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I’ve slept on both sides, on my back and semi on my stomach. Throughout all 4 pregnancies

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Buy a body pillow, it made sleeping so much better especially when I was almost due.

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I slept sitting up or on my stomach I hated sleeping on my sides

I slept however I wanted too a body pillow is the best! It really helps when you start getting further along.

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What ever works for you, you may even find that you will change position through the night and not even realise that your body will put you back on your side when it needs to.

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My doctor told me to sleep however makes me comfortable they prefer the left side more because of blood flow.

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Sleeping during pregnancy? What’s that?? :rofl::sob::rofl:

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