What are the effects of PCS on a baby during pregnancy?

I am pregnant with my 3rd child and the pain is very severe when laying on my left side. The doctors say laying your left side is best for baby. Is this loss of blood flow hurting the baby?

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (2)


6 months ago by Advanced Vein Center

I am not aware of any effects on the baby. This is a question best asked of your OBGYN.

6 months ago by Advanced Vein Center

I am not aware of any effects on the baby. This is a question best asked of your OBGYN.


6 months ago by Timothy Mountcastle, MD, RPVI

No. All blood flow is shunted to the fetus away from the mother as a natural physiologic process.

6 months ago by Timothy Mountcastle, MD, RPVI (View Profile)

No. All blood flow is shunted to the fetus away from the mother as a natural physiologic process.


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