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Is it unsafe to sleep on your right side while pregnant?

I heard that its unsafe to sleep on your right side while pregnant as it can cut off the blood supply to the baby is this true??

And is peppermint footbalm alright to use as i heard peppermint oil is dangerous in pregnancy??

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Sleeping positions during pregnancy depends on your comfort. Sometimes sleeping on your back can make you feel dizzy as the weight of the baby can restrict one of your major blood vessels. When you are using any herbal or medicine during pregnancy it is always advisable to check the label and also with your pharmacist or at the place of purchase. Best wishes, Alex.
Answered: 08 Nov 2007