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Tiredness and early pregnancy

(21 Posts)
Wishfulmakeupping Sun 06-Jan-13 12:18:19

Yes perfectly normal I was shattered all the time first trimester. Like others have said it gets much, much better- I'm 37 weeks now and no where near as tired as I was in the beginning

walnut300 Sun 06-Jan-13 12:12:17

I'm 6 weeks pregnant and in exactly the same boat!! zzzzzzzzz wink wink

MrsEasingwood Sun 06-Jan-13 12:02:37

Glad it's not just me!
I've been crying and screaming at DH for the last week poor thing

AC786 Fri 04-Jan-13 23:28:31

Yes very normal- I was tired all the time and so incredibly tired in my first trimester. Please rest!

Creamtea1 Fri 04-Jan-13 17:19:22

And I forgot mood swings <SHOUTS>

Creamtea1 Fri 04-Jan-13 17:18:36

Bloated here too!! About 5 weeks I think. Weeing for England. Am very tired but then when I actually go to bed I then can't get to sleep?!

lolalotta Fri 04-Jan-13 11:52:08

Yup had an early night last night too! I just hate how the bloatedness makes me off my food...I normally LOVE my food! grin

SunshineOutdoors Thu 03-Jan-13 21:17:02

God yes, tired all the time, in bed as soon as dd goes down to sleep.

Very bloated too. I forgot how much I hated being pregnant. Love the end result though smile

sheeplikessleep Thu 03-Jan-13 21:06:01

Hi Lola - hope you're fast asleep now! I'm just off, though I get a burst of energy after tea, I need to get to sleep really. Congrats to you!

lolalotta Thu 03-Jan-13 18:03:44

I'm not feeling too bad today, DD 1 has been at nursery! ;)
I usually hits me straight after dinner at about 8.00pm!!!!

lolalotta Thu 03-Jan-13 18:01:46

Hiya Sheep! You just helped me on another thread!!!! grin

sheeplikessleep Thu 03-Jan-13 18:00:04

Am 5 and a half weeks here. Absolutely shattered - had a nap this afternoon (luckily DS1 and DS2 also agreed to a nap, a rare occurrence!) and I'm already now tired again and waiting for DH to get back.

It does get better ... it does get better.

I also feel bloated, but I'm eating constantly. My tummy by the end of the day looks 6 months gone!

lolalotta Thu 03-Jan-13 17:27:53

Thank you for the reassurance! Now what about feeling bloated all day long, for what seems like days in a row, is that normal too? ;)

Autumn12 Thu 03-Jan-13 15:05:35

Yes, it's normal! I'm 9 +1 and exhausted all of the time.

Jenjen85 Thu 03-Jan-13 15:05:22

Yeah it totally floored me, i was in bed and asleep by 9pm most nights when i first found out i was pregnant. Im now 13 weeks 5 days and i am still tired but not as much as i was. It does get easier tho smile

CitizenOscar Thu 03-Jan-13 14:58:51

Yes normal! Having just had my 12 week scan it's really not surprising! Your body is working so hard to create a little human being - it'll soon have organs & fingers & a spine & everything - it's still got to grow & develop but you're creating the basic structures right now.

Give yourself a break, have a rest smile

lolalotta Wed 02-Jan-13 20:27:21

Thank you ladies! Glad it's normal! Am in bed with a good book! grin

Chottie Wed 02-Jan-13 20:22:28

Yes, DD was absolutely exhausted at the beginning of her pregnancy. Go to bed and rest when you need to.

p.s.congratulations smile

Babylonmoo Wed 02-Jan-13 20:20:45

Yes! Go to bed. You think because you look the same that you should be able to carry on as normal. When I saw the baby at 12 weeks, I thought - ahhhhh that's what I was so tired. Major construction job going on inside you right now.

looneytune Wed 02-Jan-13 20:15:19

Yes, totally normal although I also don't remember being quite so overwhelmingly tired with my other 2! It does get better though in the 2nd trimester smile

lolalotta Wed 02-Jan-13 20:06:56

Any one else newly pregnant and feeling shattered? I am just 6 weeks and feeling ready for bed at 8.00pm, is this normal? I don't remember this first time round? grin

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