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I am 36 weeks pregnant and know that I should be sleeping on

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I am 36 weeks pregnant and know that I should be sleeping on my left side. Well it's to the point that I et really tired in that position. I heard that sleeping on the right side can compromise blood flow to my unborn son. I was wondering if it was dangerous to sleep on my right side when I can no longer remain on my left side?
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No, it is not dangerous to sleep on your right side. There is no truth that sleeping on the right side would compromise blood flow to your unborn son.

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