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Sleeping problem during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I am 7 month pregnant lady.8th is runninng..During sleeping I can't take turn on any sides..I mean founds it difficult...Is this happen in pregnancy?
Doctor :   Yes it is very normal
User :   Can u suggest some remedy..
Doctor :   the weight will not allow you to turn freely as that is a part of the pregnancy so enjoy it
Doctor :   For what would you need home remedy
User :   Whats the remedy for that...
Doctor :   for Sleeping is it
User :   Yes
Doctor :   ok Keep a pillow to support your back and try getting sleep for 2 hours in one posture and later voluntarily turn over t other side
User :   ok...
User :   Is this happens due to lack of calcium
Doctor :   no it is due to the pressure on the back by the growing uterus
Doctor :   that it exerts the stretch on the ligaments supporting the back
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User :   yes
User :   I feel very sleepy... Even after taking long sleep during night..after getting up and after doing some personal works i fall sleep again...Why is it so
Doctor :   a single hour-and-a-half to two-hour nap each afternoon will be essential...
Doctor :   It is the normal since the energy that you take in the form of food are being shared by you and your little one and hence you would be feeling lethargic
User :   In afternoon I take nap...But I feekl sleepy immediately after taking breakfast..
Doctor :   Yes you can go ahead and sleep since sleep is when your baby will be more active and get the required nourishment
User :   ok that means More sleeping is not injurious to my health
Doctor :   No not at all but more so called for in pregnancy
User :   ya.
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User :   Generally it is found after dfelivery too ladies put on the weight.
User :   so isit safe..
Doctor :   Yes it is needed for you to take more nourishment so as to feed your baby and your and also keep you active for the rest of the day
User :   But I don't want to gain much weight..and feed my baby The whole nourishment...So for it do have any suggestions that will help for both purpose
User :   Are u there Dr.
Doctor :   there are no such things that are satisfying both the criteria
User :   ok...
User :   Now a days it is found that Using mobile is njurious to babies health..Its how can u explain.
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