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Shakey in the am?

(6 Posts)
Jess03 Fri 21-Feb-14 13:33:03

Anyone else feel jittery in the morning/early afternoon? I think it's tiredness related (never seem to get enough sleep). Only 8 wks, just wondering if others had this?

KatharineClover Fri 21-Feb-14 14:00:11

Low blood pressure? It's common first trimester.

gamerchick Fri 21-Feb-14 14:03:14

Or low blood sugar.. can you eat first thing?

ChicaMomma Fri 21-Feb-14 14:06:43

I had this up until around 16 weeks- i just had to make sure i had fruit within minutes of waking, well, minute i got out of the shower i'd go down in my towelling coat and have a big load of melon or something then i'd be fine! it's definitely low blood sugars/BP, but nothing really to worry about, just make sure you're eating regularly- they'll keep an eye on your BP anyway during your pregnancy.

Jess03 Fri 21-Feb-14 14:16:03

Thanks guys makes sense as i tend to have low BP anyway!

Trooperslane Fri 21-Feb-14 14:22:03

Yep - eat. Keep some dried fruit or healthy cereal bars beside the bed and snack before you get out of bed.

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