sleeping or not

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Registered: 07-14-2010
sleeping or not
Fri, 10-01-2010 - 2:53pm

So I had my first pre-natal class

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Registered: 10-20-2009
In reply to: be_be2010
Fri, 10-01-2010 - 3:35pm

It is my understanding that the reason they say this is because lying on your back you can pinch the vena cava - the main artery that supplies you and the uterus.

Susan L.

Robert Edward Xavier Lin - Born July 31, 2010 at 5:56AM, 6 pounds 4 ounces and 19 inches long. He spent 2 weeks in the NICU but he's doing great now!