Sleeping on the side during pregnancy?

I've read that you need to sleep on your sides during pregnancy preferably on the left side. And sleeping on your back increases chances of still birth. Is that true? What's your sleeping position like? I feel like it's tough to sleep on left side the whole night? #pleasehelp #firstbaby #firsttimemom

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yes it’s true, especially during last trimester. this is because the weight of the baby presses on vital blood vessels that transport oxygen to baby. it’s ok if you roll onto your back in the middle of sleep, just be sure to sleep sideways at the start of the night and if you wake up, just lie back onto the side. depends on the risk wanna take? it’s not easy and i hated it, but for the sake of the pregnancy i did it. my sleeping position is always left now

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