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Fatigue during pregnancy
Fatigue during pregnancy

Is it common to be exhausted when you’re pregnant?
How long will this feeling last?
What can I do to cope?
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Reviewed by the BabyCenter Medical Advisory Board
Is it common to be exhausted when you’re pregnant?
Fatigue is particularly common during the first trimester and tends
to return in late pregnancy. Some women feel tired throughout pregnancy,
however, and some hardly seem to slow down at all.
Many women feel constantly tired in early pregnancy, even before they’
re showing or carrying any extra weight. Even night owls may find
themselves struggling to stay awake long enough to watch their
favorite eight o’clock Read more.


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Tiredness in pregnancy

Is it normal to feel tired in pregnancy?
It’s common to feel tired, or even exhausted, during pregnancy,
especially in the first 12 weeks.
Hormonal changes at this time can make you feel tired,
nauseous and emotional. The only answer is to try to
rest as much as possible. Make time to sit with your
feet up during the day, and accept any offers of help
from colleagues and family. Being tired and run-down
can make you feel low. Try to look after your physical
health – make sure you eat a healthy diet and get
plenty of rest and sleep.
Later on in pregnancy, you may feel tired because
of the extra weight you are carrying. Make sure
you get plenty of rest. As your bump gets bigger,
it can be difficult to get a good night’s sleep.
You might find it uncomfortable lying down or,
just when you get comfortable, you have to
get up to go to the loo. Read more