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What does it mean that I get really tired after eating? I'm pregnant.
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Dr. Scott Williamson
Family Medicine
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In brief: It may be your diet.
Whether you are pregnant or not, digesting food requires an investment of energy and a shift of blood to the intestines.
The content of the meal can affect the energy required. I think everyone has experienced the desire for a siesta after a high fat meal. When you are pregnant, you are all ready experiencing increased energy demands, add a meal and you get really tired.

In brief: It may be your diet.
Whether you are pregnant or not, digesting food requires an investment of energy and a shift of blood to the intestines.
The content of the meal can affect the energy required. I think everyone has experienced the desire for a siesta after a high fat meal. When you are pregnant, you are all ready experiencing increased energy demands, add a meal and you get really tired.
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