So I was up do to insomnia around 3am. Come 4:30 I had this awful feeling, like a belt was tightening around where my diaphragm area at the bottom of my ribs are. It hurt in the front and back and all through, I felt like I could hardly breath. I tried lying down in every position imaginable and ended up sleeping sitting up in bed with a ton of pillows. Uterus is getting close to that area (about 2" left) so wondering if there was a growth spurt and it was pushing there. I know it wasn't my kiddo. Any other ideas?
I get this all the time too....no idea why though...although sometimes I think it's from eating or drinking too much at one time but I don't think I had it with my previous two pg's go figure.
Me 38 DH 35 11/06 07/08 08/10
1st BFP at 12 DPO on Feb 23, 2006 - 4th cycle2nd BFP at 9 DPO on Nov 14, 2007 - 1st cycle since the birth of DS3rd BFP at 12 DPO on Dec 15, 2009 - 1st cycle - 2nd cycle since birth of DD
DS - 11/06 - 6 lbs 14.4 oz - 19 3/4" long - Born at 40w - Bf'd for 17 months 10 days.DD - 07/08 - 7 lbs 5.7 oz - 20" long - Born at 40w -Bf'd for 19 monthsDS - 08/10 - 5 lbs 3.8 oz - 18.5" long - Born at 36w6d (Induction due to RH Disease)
I get that feeling with BH contractions. I wouldn't say that there is any pain with it, just an uncomfortable feeling.
Well, it hasn't happened again (knock on wood). It lasted for a half an hour, so I don't think it was BH. I will blame the water I drank just before lying back down during that wake up pee call.
Thanks for the feedback ladies!
I get that at least once a day. I feel so out of breath when that happens, it makes me really uncomfortable. My perinatologist said it's because the uterus is so big, it pushes up against the diaphragm and squishes your lungs, so it makes you feel that way. I've been getting this since 35ish wks, and I'm 38 now.
Mommy of three Angels: Julian, Monica, Eduardo (Eddie)
DH: 27 Me (Yessi): 28DD: born 8/16/10
I just thought it was odd since I am only 24 wks right now. I am up so high because I am so little. I would have expected this around 30 wks or more, but not now. Oh well, we'll see if it returns...