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Sleeping positions

Hi moms. Im 20weeks and still find myself sleeping on my back. My back does pain alot during the day and at night when i lay on my side i always just turn over onto my back. No matter how many pillows and tuk under and around me i always just move back on my side. Is it okay to still be sleeping on back?
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Put a pillow under the left or right side of your back vertically that way you're on an angle. Its not safe to lay flat on your back.
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I thought it was safe to lay down on your back but I agree with the otr girl
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I heard , don't believe me .. But that is bad to SLEEP on your back yes you can lay some time on you back but not sleep on it because it makes it hard for the baby to breath something like that :p
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Thanks alot guys i take extra care not to lay on my back as much never thought ot could be that bad for the baby.
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I am 36+4 weeks and around that time I also kept finding myself sleeping on my back. I'd go to sleep on my side and wake up somehow on my back. it was super frustrating. I believe it's safe, because my baby girl is perfectly fine. I can't sleep on my back anymore due to how uncomfortable it is now. Sooner or later it'll get uncomfortable and you won't be able to sleep on your back. just keep trying to sleep on your side. you and baby will be fine, don't worry. :)
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