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Pregnant Extremely Tired
If I've been getting really bad headaches for the past few days maybe weeks does that mean im pregnant extremely tired too?
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
I'm almost 4 weeks pregnant. Extremely tired. I take about 2-5 hour naps a day. Is this normal? Is there anything i can take besides prenatal vitamins
Yes: Everyone has different feelings and needs when they are pregnant. It is very common in the first trimester to be very tired and require more sleep. There is not anything to take for this. Just try to get as much sleep as possible at night and indulge in naps if your schedule allows it. Energy levels will increase back to normal as the pregnancy progresses into the second trimester. ...Read more
25 weeks pregnant extremely tired headache, back pain and my belly feels thight most of the time. Should I be concern or is just the way is.
Could i be pregnant extremely tired , sore breast , craving . Text period is the 14th last was the 18th been having unprotected sex?
Mediun flow bleeding 8 DPO which lasted a day. Now my period is 4 days late. Could I be pregnant? Also extremely tired.
19 weeks pregnant and still extremely tired I thought fatigued is suppose to stop in the 2nd trimester?
Not always: When the fetal production factory is in operation (pregnancy), it uses up raw materials and nutrients at an incredible rate to produce the finished product. It is O.K. for the factory worker (you) to be tired. Just make sure that you take your prenatal iron/vitamin every day with a good balanced diet so that that new "shiny product" is healthy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 6weeks 4days pregnant i'm extremely extremely tired even if i sleep all day i'm back tired like i haven't slept at all what can I do?
Depends on: When you last had unprotected sex in relation to ovulation and if you are or not on birth control meds. Fatigue isn't itself does not necessarily mean you are pregnant. Many things cause fatigue. I would recommend having you thyroid checked. If you are concerned about pregnancy, take a hpt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I'm just wondering, if you are two weeks late and tired and sick lately does that mean you're pregnant?
I've been taking prenatals 3 months consistently and still yet to get pregnant!! Help please !!! I'm so tired of trying ?
Conception concerns: At age 23, most women get pregnant with unprotected intercourse in one , unless there is a medical problem with themselves or their male partners. If you go the one year time frame without pregnancy, see a Fertility GYN MD and have your partner provide a sperm analysis to the MD as well. ...Read more
Im almost two months pregnant. What are the symptoms for two months? I really don't have anything other than i'm more tired and crave food. It that ok?
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
Shunt.: Pregnancy is a physiologic shunt of blood through the placenta to the growing fetus. This requires the heart to pump additional blood per mnute, the thyroid gland to work overtime and the lungs to expel extra co2. The combination of the above changes, along with nausea, insomnia, mood swings and depressed immunity from hormonal effects all contribute to a feeling of fatigue that persists to term. ...Read more
Fatigue in pregnancy: Pregnancy creates a much different hormonal state than when not pregnant. Besides the extra weight and changes in the center of gravity which causes muscles not formerly much used to be strained, the production of progesterone by the ovary and later by the placenta creates the sensation of fatique almost constantly. If you are tired now, wait until you chase around an infant ! ...Read more