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Old 06-23-2008, 06:58 PM   #1
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cant breathe

the past day or so i feel like i cant breathe, and im dizzy. it gets worse when i lay down and sometimes my chest will feel a little tight when im laying there. ive tried to prop myself up a little but i cant sleep like that and now i cant sleep laying down either cuz i cant breathe. is this normal or do i probably have some kind of respiratory infection? im 27 wks. i just feel soo tired but cant fall asleep

 
Old 06-23-2008, 07:18 PM   #2
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Re: cant breathe

You wouldn't happen to be laying on your back, would you? That is exactly what happens to me if I end up on my back for more than a few minutes. I would definitely bring this up to your doctor for his/her advice - especially as it seems to be happening when you are up as well.

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Old 06-24-2008, 08:20 AM   #3
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Re: cant breathe

it seems to be only when i lay flat no matter if im on my back or side. i found a comfortable way to prop myself up and it helps a lot for sleeping. i would think that if it was a respiratory infection i would be coughing and im not so idk what it is. it feels like my nose is plugged, almost like its all swelled up in there cuz when i blow it nothing comes out

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Old 06-26-2008, 11:47 AM   #4
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Re: cant breathe

you shouldn't be laying on your back at this point...it constricts blood flow for you and baby. you should be laying on your side, preferably the left...

 
Old 06-26-2008, 03:47 PM   #5
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Re: cant breathe

i dont lay on my back i lay on my sides but if im flat on my side then i cant breathe

 
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