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My heart beat rises when I lay on my side. Caesars Mommy(: 1 child; Illinois 51 posts
19th Sep '12

I'm 25 weeks (tomorrow)
My doctor told me not to lay on my right side because it slows bloodflow to myself & my baby. & that laying on my left side was the best way for us to recieve blood. But whenver I lay on either side my heart starts racing really fast & I lose my breath. So I usually just spend the night sleeping on my back. I'm not sure if it's something to worry about or not, but I figured someone would know why it happens or what to do.
Thanks guys !

White Chocolate Milk 1 child; Chelsea, Alabama 12303 posts
19th Sep '12

If its right after you lay down it could just be from you laying down. The extra weight and such from the baby and lung restriction could be causing it.