Pregnancy Concerns

Fatigue

Common During Months:

 

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Why This Happens

Your metabolism has increased significantly as your body builds your baby, so your body's energy demands have greatly increased. The changing hormone levels are also very demanding on your body. These work together to cause you to be very tired in early pregnancy.

In the tired trimester, you may find that the extra effort it takes to carry around the extra weight, combined with the difficulty sleeping at night, makes you tired. It is important to eat enough for your energy demands, especially Iron.

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