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Q:

roj raat ko when i go to sleep, i make sure m sleeping at left side, i set my 2,3 pillow on my back,under legs n tummy.. but pata nhi kese mai roj raat ko sidha let jaati hu, puri puri raat i sleep on my back.. or mujhe sidha sona hi comfortble lagta h but i know its not good for my baby so i alwys try to sleep on sides.. but raat ko unknowledgebly mai sidha leti hui soti rehti hu.. isse kuch badi problem ho sakti h kya.. ?? 😒



Hi Nisha,

If you typically sleep on your back, it's safe to continue doing so through the first trimester. But as your uterus gets heavier around mid-pregnancy, it's best to start sleeping on your sides.

Pregnant women who sleep on their back or on the right side, have a higher chance of stillbirth, studies say. Lying on your back, exerts greater pressure on the inferior vena cava, the largest vein which returns blood to your heart. Lying on the right side exerts pressure on the aorta, the largest artery which carries oxygen rich blood from your heart to the rest of your body. This in turn, can affect the supply of blood and nutrients to the placenta that nourishes the baby.

All you can do it train yourself to sleep on your side by using a pregnancy pillow which keeps you propped up from both sides. That will help with lesser chances of you going on your back in middle of sleep unknowingly. You can also use a pillow between your legs for comfortable side sleeping.

Hope this helps.

You can consider buying sleep pillows on BabyChakra itself. Here is the link to explore:

https://www.babychakra.com/products/4131-comfeed-c-pregnancy-pillow-by-nina-light-blue

thank u so much BabyChakra Expert this is really gonna help