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Is It Normal To Be Constantly Tired While Pregnant
Yes: Feeling fatigued during pregnancy is common, especially in the 1st and 3rd trimesters. Although many women have more energy mid-pregnancy that is not always the case. Before accepting constant fatigue as normal, you should discuss with your caregiver and make sure medical conditions such as anemia, thyroid disease, and diabetes have been ruled out and that you are eating and sleeping optimally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
No: Fatigue can be one of the early signs of pregnancy. However, persistent or profound "tiredness" or drowsiness can suggest other conditions like anemia, sleep deprivation, etc. Women with constant fatigue should keep a sleep and wake diary, noting their activity, quality of sleep, what they ate, etc. And show it to OB providers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: Yes, urinating more frequently during pregnancy is normal. Increased cardiac output, circulating blood volume, and glomerular filtration rate affect the amount of urine produced. As your baby grows, pressure on your bladder may promote the sensation to urinate when your bladder is not completely full because of the mass effect from your uterus. If any other sx's occur, get checked for a uti. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some women do: Experience nausea & other GI upset with their period. Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more
It is normal to be having weird dreams every night.even when i just take naps too ?? should i be worried or is it normal
Hard to say: Some people dream while others do not, or at least, don't think that they do. Do you remember the dreams or parts of them? Dreams are not easily explained. I would suggest talking to someone unbiased, but I would think that dreams are not a super concern unless they are affecting you in any way. ...Read more
Yes: During the first trimester, women may feel extremely fatigued as they are experiencing hormonal changes related to the pregnancy. During the second trimester, most women have increase in energy and during the third trimester, fatigue may return as women sleep less because your body will experience the most change during this time. Always check with your doctor for anemia or other conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There are a lot of hormones surging in pregnancy and then to have those hormones stop all of the sudden can create changes in fatigue and energy. Best is, if you can, to get out and exercise. Believe it or not, this may give you more energy. Even a walk around the block. Increasing your circulation will increase your energy! i'm sorry for your loss, best of luck in future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very common: Simply hydrate yourself with non-sugary fluids like water, soup etc. ...Read more
Not normal ...: Difficulty to urinate is not normal for anyone, not mentioned during pregnancy. So, it's reasonable to make sure of being able to empty bladder & hold the urine as well as no UTI. To solve myth, collect & bring the information on the onset, degree, duration, interval, progress of the symptoms over time to Doc for analysis, physicals, & possible tests so to deduce possible Dx for proposing care. ...Read more
Tachycardia: What you describe could be a problem but also could be ok. You should check with your doctor for an evaluation, a physical exam alone may possibly be enough to suggest whether a problem is present. ...Read more
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