Q:

I m in 27 the week of my pregnancy...I m feeling it very uncomfortable to sit for long time ,even 15 20 mins...my tummy starts paining n a very awkward feeling gets generated that I have to lie down immediately to get relief from pain..is this normal or due to my height .it's 5 '7".



Roopashree Siddireddy

If placenta is a placed low...then ppl will feel like this. Please consult your gyno . Relax whenever and wherever possible.

Sapna Soni

Me too facing  same problem.. My gyn said it's normal ... I don't know what should I do.

asha chaudhry

Dr.Shilpitha Shanthappa pls help

Deepika arora

Dr. shilpitha shanthappa please help as I have read consequences of low lying placenta on internet n it says that means some complications in pregnancy.

Dr. Shilpitha Shanthappa

Hello deepika...
Sitting positions during pregnancy have an impact on your health, and also on your baby. That is why, sitting properly is one of the pregnancy habits that you need to develop diligently.. When seated in a chair it is important to sit up straight with knees bent at  90deg angle and your pelvis tilted slightly forward.  Do not cross your legs or ankles, it’s bad for circulation and can lead to swelling & varicose veins.  Changing & adjusting positions frequently is imperative for good blood flow so try not to sit for too long.  Try and stand up at least every hour to do a quick stretch & then resume what you were doing.  It only takes a moment.. Placing a pillow behind you will help stabilize you.  Use either an extra firm pillow or body pillow to place between your knees.  This will help keep your hips in alignment and avoid unnecessary aches.. Pain in abdomen is common to have in this period.. if you are confused, better to consult doctor and low lying placenta can be known only by USG scan..

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