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09/12/2012 at 10:33
Last night I woke up with a start about an hour after falling asleep and was really gasping for breath. It's like I'd not been breathing which had shocked me into waking up. I've never had this before or heard of it. Just wondering if anyone ever experienced this? It was very scary and hoping it won't become a regular thing!
09/12/2012 at 10:50
I've had this is pregnancy. I put it down to sleep apnea. I think it's when iv been laid on my back too, so don't know if I'm squashing something or what?
09/12/2012 at 19:27
I have at times of real stress. It's really scary so you have my sympathy.
09/12/2012 at 19:29
I have done this about 3-4 times during my life so far, it's quite scary at the time.
09/12/2012 at 19:49
Thanks for your replies. glad it's not regular for any of you. do think it's probably a bit of stress plus my body adjusting to the idea of being pregnant. made me scared to go back to sleep!
09/12/2012 at 20:07
It could be a pregnancy thing, I was told by my mw it can be pretty common. I only get it when pg. try sleeping on your side. Since I had to stop sleeping on my back it hasn't happened
09/12/2012 at 20:19
I've had it happen, nothing to do with pregnancy. It scares me.
10/12/2012 at 12:01
My H often gets this, its starting to worry me a bit.
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