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run down

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tinyme135 Wed 17-Jun-15 09:51:11

I'm really worried (and probably over nothing) I feel so run down. I have a stuffy nose so tired so teary back ache and I'm worried incase it's something to do with my DC.

I'm probably just getting very hormonal and all that but I'm a worrier can i have some reassurance please.

Rosenwyn1985 Wed 17-Jun-15 10:17:08

All symptoms of pregnancy so probably nothing to worry about! I'm 30+6 and only just got rid of the stuffy nose a few weeks ago. Been tearful, aching (have spd), nose bleeds, even still some sickness. It's just hormones. I even cry at the news! If you're worried talk to your midwife though! That's what they're there for!

MissTwister Wed 17-Jun-15 10:18:53

It's normal, your immune system is screwed and there's a lot of extra pressure on your body. I currently have a sore throat, a gum infection, ache all over and am so so tired........

Try and take it easy on yourself - easier said than done, I know, I'm not following my own advice!

MissTwister Wed 17-Jun-15 10:19:43

Oh yes stuffy nose is not necessarily run down, it's to do with inflamed blood vessels during pregnancy and is entirely normal.

tinyme135 Wed 17-Jun-15 12:52:59

I'm so glad to hear that. I was so worried there was something wrong with the baby didn't realise it all tied up together. Thankfully manager let me go early so I'm just gonna rest and think comfort food is on the table. I had a few twinges this morning but they have seem to have stopped now so hopefully everything is fine smile

chopsface Wed 17-Jun-15 12:57:40

How far gone are you? One of my first symptoms was a cold sore and feeling meh. The body lowers its immune system when you are newly pregnant in order for the embryo to implant and not get treated like a foreign object. Perfectly normal. Hope you start to feel better soon x

tinyme135 Wed 17-Jun-15 13:00:53

Midwife thinks I'm 10 weeks today but I think I'm 7 as periods aren't regular. The doctor dud tell me I will get low on days but didn't think I'd act like this it's the total opposite of me x

BadgerFace Wed 17-Jun-15 13:01:28

Pregnancy rhinitis can cause a stuffy nose and feeling run down is pretty normal, especially if you're in the first trimester. Rest and food are definitely the way to go when you can!

If it's any consolation I have been feeling pretty awful from week 5 until this week (week 11) when things seems to be easing up (apart from DD waking up at 5.30am every day but that's something else to contend with!)

Remember to keep rehydrated too as dehydration can make you feel worse. At least 2 litres of water a day is recommended I think.

tinyme135 Wed 17-Jun-15 13:24:56

I think I've just drank 2 ltrs of water in the past hour. My OH thinks I'm moody and I keep saying no I just feel meh I just want to sleep and watch crap day time tv. He doesn't understand bless him smile

MissTwister Wed 17-Jun-15 13:36:36

I didn't realise you were first trimester. I felt like I had the flu for about 10 weeks then!

tinyme135 Wed 17-Jun-15 13:39:10

I've now got the heavy limbs like the flu and it's frustrating. Trying not to get worked up about it is so hard but hey ho need to go on

MissTwister Wed 17-Jun-15 14:02:29

Maybe you are ill but it won't be a problem for the baby in any case so don't worry. Most people get ill over the course of 9 months. x

tinyme135 Wed 17-Jun-15 14:04:43

I probably am ill. I just like to worry too much haha x

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