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How tired are you mummys to be?

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millyhopemum Mon 28-Nov-16 18:11:37

So ive just entered my 6th week and as soon as 4pm comes at work i go suddenly exhausted. I cant keep my head up and i feel sick.
Ive been tired on and off for weeks. yawning away but some days i just feel sick and physically exhausted. This normal?

How bad is your tiredness guys?

Skrinson Mon 28-Nov-16 18:37:10

Hi Milly, I'm 6 weeks too and am currently on the sofa trying to stay awake 😴 I don't think I've made it past 9.30pm for the past 3 weeks. Bizarre isn't it!

Jojo13 Mon 28-Nov-16 18:39:35

No one ever told me the first few weeks are the hardest with tiredness! I assumed it would be later on towards the end (which is tiring, don't get me wrong, but those first 10-12 weeks killed me both times round!)
Hopefully in a few weeks you will be much perkier! Happy pregnancy ladies x

NannyW Mon 28-Nov-16 18:44:32

I’m nearly 17 weeks and until 14/15 weeks I was completely floored by 4pm. I work in a school and this was my limit, I tried to be home by then. I have been feeling a little bit better now but still needing to take it easier in the evening grin

FuckingHellz Mon 28-Nov-16 18:53:42

Yep totally normal! I was knackered in 1st and 3rd trimester. Is it your first?

I think it's mother natures way of preparing you for parenthood grin

Your bloody brain never comes back either confused

Congratulations on your pregnancy x

millyhopemum Mon 28-Nov-16 19:09:15

sounds like we are all walking zombies lol. I knew it makes you tired but wasnt expecting this hmm
It is my first yes, so any symptom is new to me and bizzare lol.
Enjoy your pregnancy ladies smile

DamsonGinIsMyThing Mon 28-Nov-16 19:20:55

Fucking exhausted. Started feeling knackered pretty early, then morning sickness hit, it wakes me up to vomit and that combined with night shifts means I'm struggling! Though I have developed the napping skills of a toddler grin

Holz657 Mon 28-Nov-16 19:30:06

I'm the same!! 6 weeks and the last week or so I haven't made it past 8pm. Absolutely shattered xx

millyhopemum Mon 28-Nov-16 19:40:35

i go exhausted but as soon as i lie down im wide awake lol. nightmare confused

NannyW Mon 28-Nov-16 19:41:47

My first too, so yes, was pretty shocking! It has definitely got better though. I started napping too, at least 3 or 4 times a week.

lovelycats Mon 28-Nov-16 19:46:02

Absolutely normal. I felt exhausted in first 10 or so weeks. Then had a little energy boost. Now 22 weeks and napping on many of my days off and still sleeping normally through the night. I'm comfortable with that, as it shows I obviously need it.

Elllicam Mon 28-Nov-16 19:49:07

I'm 30 weeks and could literally sleep at any time (although I have 2 under 4 so don't really get naps).

Difficultyear2015 Mon 28-Nov-16 19:55:36

Walking zombie here too

Ookmybanana Mon 28-Nov-16 20:27:47

I'm so glad I read this. I thought I was being a drama llama! I'm 5 weeks and have been on holiday from work for the past week doing literally nothing. I'm dreading going back to work as I have a hefty commute. Woe is me!

catx1606 Mon 28-Nov-16 20:42:19

Yep same thing here for me. I'm 27 weeks now but for the first 12-14 weeks, I was lucky to get past 9pm! No one told me that would happen lol

millyhopemum Mon 28-Nov-16 20:52:27

I was told you get tired but i thought thats when you have a bump and carrying more weight, not in the first few weeks lol.
By sunday i feel like ive ran a marathon! lol
Why are we not warned of these things lol

halfbuffy Mon 28-Nov-16 21:06:31

I'm 13 weeks but actually the last couple have been the most tiring...right when it should be getting better! I wasn't too tired until then!

Fingers crossed you all start to feel better soon smile

Holz657 Mon 28-Nov-16 21:08:47

Milky, in the exact same! I'm sooo tired throughout the day then as soon as I get into bed I'm wide awake! Couldn't fall asleep for hours last night

Holz657 Mon 28-Nov-16 21:09:16

Milly not milky haha smile

millyhopemum Mon 28-Nov-16 21:23:13

haha Holz657 ive been called worse lol.
Pregnant women with insomnia is not something people want to mess with haha

Nottalotta Mon 28-Nov-16 21:51:17

Exhausted. 30 weeks with a 16month old ds who is teething and poorly, and work. Resting doesn't happen.

Mumchatting Mon 28-Nov-16 23:02:07

Ah yes the tiredness this time round is horrendous! I'm 33 weeks and have a 2.5 years old toddler too. Plus I'm a stay at home mum so I'm all day long busy looking after my son.
The first trimester was awful, nausea and tiredness non-stop. Napping every day was a must (luckily my son takes 2 hours nap every day!). I felt OK between around 14-26 weeks. Now in 3rd trimester and feeling knackered again! I could sleep all the time. .....

toomuchtimereadingthreads2016 Tue 29-Nov-16 08:53:34

I was the same weeks 5-9... absolutely knackered by 8pm and fast asleep by 9:30! End of week 9/week 10 seems to have been a turning point for feeling better for sickness and exhaustion, but am still in bed before ten! Also have a 2.5 year old toddler so making even more tired! hugs xx

NeverAShadowOfDoubt Tue 29-Nov-16 10:47:24

I was the same. I used my lunch hour to sleep in my car! In week 30 now and exhausted. Walking zombie indeed! Every time I sit down I call asleep. I'm signed off sick for other reasons and it's a good job as id be asleep at my desk!

NeverAShadowOfDoubt Tue 29-Nov-16 10:47:56


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