Pregnant mothers with skewed to the right sleeping position could harm the fetus.
The pregnant women who sleep on their right hand or on your back have a greater risk for experiencing Stillbirth (miscarriage at the age of the content of more than 20 weeks). This risk is increased to two-fold during pregnancy has entered the 3rd trimester (starting in to-pregnancy or gestational age 7 weeks-29) compared pregnant mothers who choose to sleep on your left side.
The study, involving over 450 pregnant women (including 155 pregnant women had a history of previous stillbirth) found that women who slept on his side to the left also runs the risk of miscarriage, but small, only 1.96 per 1000 births. This risk increased to 3.93 per 1000 births in women with sleep position but tilted to the left. And also the menigkat slightly higher in pregnant women who slept with the supine position.
Women who have experienced stillbirth – at the age above 28 weeks gestation – have also asked about his lifestyle, compared with the first pregnant woman who gave birth to live babies.
Pregnant women who pee in the night only one time or never at all are also likely to experience stillbirth compared with pregnant women are often at night to pee. And pregnant women who often take a nap also increase the risk of stillbirth.
Penilitian from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, concluded that the reduced blood flow to the baby is a cause of sleep with a right oblique or supine position. In the sleep position of the venous return from the large veins of the legs to the heart which has decreased, so that it is also ultimately affect decreased blood supply to the uterus.
Pregnant women are still choosing the sleep position which is not advisable to start imposing to sleep on his side to the left when they began to feel the fetus begin to be less active or less on kicking a lot of appeal the day before.
Side sleeping position to the left it can not prevent all of stillbirth that occurred, so at least the mother should not feel too bad if it did, because stillbirth can be caused by several factors which need to be taken into consideration laiinya, among others:
- Bacterial infection
- Defects of the fetus
- Impaired fetal growth
- Biliary disorders
- High blood pressure
- Alcohol consumption, smoking, or certain drugs during pregnancy
- Gestational age was more than 42 weeks
Published in: Family