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Anyone worry they squashing there baby?

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weelamb123 Fri 03-Jul-15 22:49:16

Sounds stupid I know.......but I'm having to sleep with several pillows and I rest my bump on one of them but worry baby is being squashed ny doing this.......

Cheshirehello79 Fri 03-Jul-15 22:56:47

I know what you mean I found it so hard on my first trimester adjusting to my sleeping habits as I've always slept on my tummy - that got me quiet worried. Now that the bump is growing gracefully I've got a wedge pillow by Carla and dream genii pregnancy pillow which are ace . I still do revert to old habits sometime but feels very uncomfortable.

LibrariesGaveUsPower Fri 03-Jul-15 22:59:16

er, no

Three healthy kids so I was right. smile

Gillian1980 Fri 03-Jul-15 23:00:52

I think it either will feel so uncomfortable that you won't be able to lie in particular ways or the baby will give you a good kick if they're uncomfortable. That's what I've found.

I've usually been a tummy sleeper and it's been tricky to adjust but it's just not possible to do it at all anymore.

LibrariesGaveUsPower Fri 03-Jul-15 23:03:31

You don't need to adjust sleeping position until it is uncomfortable btw.No need to force yourself. Nature is not daft.

HoneyDragon Fri 03-Jul-15 23:06:36

They fight back if you squish them. I had a terrible racking cough when I had swine flu. Did was so disgruntled she gave me bruised ribs from trying to get comfortable hmm grin

milliemanzi Fri 03-Jul-15 23:19:45

Haha I know what you mean but after the way my radiologist shoved around my belly during my 20 week scan I'm not so scared, she said the baby is in a bubble of fluid so can't be hurt by lying on your tummy etc, which makes sense!

Mulligrubs Fri 03-Jul-15 23:24:20

I am 22 weeks and do still lie on my belly. If it gets uncomfortable I obviously move onto my side, it is starting to get more uncomfortable more quickly these days. I am not worried about squishing the baby though! Try not to worry about it.

sarkymare Fri 03-Jul-15 23:55:14

Just think how squished it's gonna be during labour..

Honestly it's fine.

geekymommy Sat 04-Jul-15 00:54:36

In the third trimester, they let you know if you're squishing them. DD used to kick me if I slouched. Now that she's almost 3 and I'm pregnant again, she is getting her revenge by elbowing my bump while she sits in my lap.

I don't think they'd get too squished before the third trimester.

Dani240 Sat 04-Jul-15 14:07:55

I asked the midwife about this! She said that lying on your belly doesn't squash them. I guess because they are basically in a water balloon!

MissTwister Sat 04-Jul-15 14:33:44

They put up a complaint sometimes but they don't actually get hurt squished, that's impossible.

mrsjskelton Sat 04-Jul-15 14:36:23

I'm 11+4 and can't help sleeping on my stomach... I think when I rock over to the side I'll know it's time to change!!!

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