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Sitting/laying on a beach at 7-8 months pregnant

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Acunningruse Mon 18-Apr-16 14:34:16

We go on holiday when I will be 28 weeks. We have 3.5yo DS and all he will want to do is play on the beach which is lovely...but I already have chronic backache at just 18 weeks so I am worried that sitting/laying on the beach will cripple me! What do people think the best solution will be? Laying on an airbed? Sitting on a folding chair? Something else I haven't thought of? We are driving so we can take things in car (sadly think my 6foot pregnancy pillow might be pushing it though!)


Artioo2 Mon 18-Apr-16 14:49:12

I'm 30 weeks and I can't lie on my back in bed, so would find it impossible to lie comfortably on a beach. I'd have to be on some kind of folding chair or lounger I think.

DropYourSword Mon 18-Apr-16 15:06:43

Dig a hole for your belly to drop into and lie on your front!!

God, I miss lying on my front right now!

3luckystars Mon 18-Apr-16 16:04:50

I have no advice about lying on the beach but just wanted to say be really careful with your skin in the sun, some people burn a lot easier and skin can totally change during pregnancy.

Best wishes and hope you have a great holiday.

Quodlibet Mon 18-Apr-16 20:52:08

One of these Lamzac jobbies?

Whether you'd be able to get up out of it again is probably debatable, but it looks comfy!

Potkettleblack2 Mon 18-Apr-16 21:01:46

Agreeing with someone else about not being able to lie on my back at all from about 25 weeks. I'm 33 weeks now and even find I can't lie in the bath-I need to be fully upright!

socktastic Mon 18-Apr-16 21:30:27

I'm sure you get pregnancy lilos- they have a belly hole in them! I'm sure I've seen pics of them.

Acunningruse Sat 23-Apr-16 07:38:24

A pregnancy lilo would be fab! Great ideas, im currently looking online for an adult size inflatable chair as I think that might be comfiest. Theres loads for kids but I need one that will accommodate my arse bump.grin

WellErrr Sat 23-Apr-16 07:40:55

Yep, dig a hole in the sand and lie on your front.

FishWithABicycle Sat 23-Apr-16 07:41:46

You need to be careful not to get overheated - when you are that pregnant you overheat more easily as you have 2 people's worth of metabolism energy. You may need a parasol stand or something else to give you some shade.

BlueberryMuffin85 Sat 23-Apr-16 08:40:06

I'm going away in just over a week and only just found out about pregnancy lilo if u Google holo pregnancy lilo it comes up they look pretty amazing however they are currently out of stock!! I have emailed them asking to be on waiting list as I need one of these I will report back here when they come in stock smile

waxweasel Sat 23-Apr-16 17:00:57

I got a holo! I got it off a FB selling group for mums in my local area - worth having a look on a similar group for your area/ebay/gumtree etc to see if you can get one second hand?

1sttimemama1986 Sun 24-Apr-16 08:28:56

Just wanted to share advice from my yoga teacher, she says it's not good for the positioning of the baby to be in a laid back position as if in a deck chair, so I'd avoid that type of chair xx

Shaniaflyer14 Tue 26-Apr-16 14:57:52

Anyone got a holo lilo they want to sell?

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