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ARGH 5am munchies, ARGH!

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HeinzSight Thu 25-Jun-09 05:17:10

I'm currently 33 weeks and am getting tired (literally) of waking before 5 every morning and needing to eat!!

This is my fourth pregnancy and I never had this before!!! WHAT'S GOING ON??????????????

Astrophe Thu 25-Jun-09 05:25:29

I've had this in the first half of my 3 pregnancies, although usually earlier in the morning at 3 am ish. I make s snack (sandwich, piece of fruit) and put it next to my bed.

HeinzSight Thu 25-Jun-09 05:39:28

Yes, should have brought the two leftover jam donuts upstairs last night blush

I'm still waiting for my stomach to get the message that they've been sent down there!

HEY S T O M A C H...... there's two donuts down there..... not one..... but TWO!! C'MON!!!!!!!!!!!

Astrophe Thu 25-Jun-09 05:46:55

Have a big glass of milk - that always fills me up quickly. Then go back to bed if you can!

trixymalixy Thu 25-Jun-09 06:14:16

Hi heinzsight,

I'm awake with the munchies this early as well.

I had this with my first pregnancy as well.

Bagels are my top tip, they're really filling.

audreyraines Thu 25-Jun-09 06:43:22

mmmm, bagels yum. i find it's always something keeping me awake, munchies/heartburn/need to pee/need to vomit, i think i will actually get more sleep after this one is born! shock

trixymalixy Thu 25-Jun-09 06:50:06

I had two dinners tonight as well <<greedy pig emoticon>> and I'm still awake hungry!!!

I must have stretched my stomach!!

Longtalljosie Thu 25-Jun-09 07:05:17

Yes, I'm getting this nearly all the time - it didn't happen today but does seem to happen regularly on the weekend, when I tend to eat less. So I'm experimenting with eating a bit more in the evening, to see if it stops the 4.30am muesli-run...

dal21 Thu 25-Jun-09 08:11:20

Hello Heinz. <<Waves>> grin

Bet the donuts tasted great didnt they? Yum!

<Dal exits thread with Donut envy>

Gromit78 Thu 25-Jun-09 08:31:20

I must confess I have recently become like a cat, all I seem to do is eat and sleep nowadays.

I do get really hungry at night, but I try to force myself to sleep even when hungry because I don't want my stomach thinking it get get it's own way and beg for food every night. There is no good reason to eat at night as I don't need the energy so my stomach will have to wait.

HeinzSight Thu 25-Jun-09 21:33:09

I have no donuts left!!!! I think the morning's 5am munchie attack will be sated with Cheerios.

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