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Suddenly exhausted all the time.

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Writerwannabe83 Sun 16-Feb-14 12:00:53

I'm 34+3 and over the last 3-4 days I have been hit with exhaustion! There isn't any reason for it!!

I was feeling run down about a month ago and was diagnosed as being anaemic but I really picked up once I started treatment with iron supplements so I'm not sure why I'm suddenly shattered all the time again.

Yesterday I didn't wake up until 10.50am and this morning it was 11.20am. I still feel tired and constantly yawning throughout the day too!!

I had blood tests last week to re-check my iron levels and my midwife will be ringing he on Tuesday with the results. I can't imagine it's this though as I'm popping pills daily and having Spatone drinks.

Or is this just my bodies way of preparing for the birth??
Getting me rested whilst I have the chance to sleep??

SomethingOnce Sun 16-Feb-14 17:23:17

I think it's normal to be tired at this stage.

Not sure you should be having Spatone on top of the tablets though.

PenguinsEatSpinach Sun 16-Feb-14 17:31:48

Sadly exhaustion like this can be totally normal. Just enjoy the ability to go with the flow. smile

StrawberryTartYum Sun 16-Feb-14 18:28:24

I was like that too towards the end, I probably spent more of my days asleep than awake! I made a real effort to take some fresh air and exercise when I felt up to it, but some days that was impossible. Just give in to it and enjoy the rest when you can smile

MummyPig24 Sun 16-Feb-14 18:42:42

I feel exhausted too. I'm 36 weeks and knackered. Not sleeping well and even walking up the stairs has me out of breath. I think it's normal, I hope it is anyway!

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