8 weeks pregnant mother

Question: Why i feel sleepy all the time

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Answer: Hello , Making a baby is not an easy task it takes a toll on your body and causes fatigue. During early pregnancy hormonal changes are likely to be the most common cause for fatigue. Your body is producing more blood to carry nutrients to your baby . Your blood sugar levels and blood pressure are also low during this time . Hormonal changes especially progesterone is the main cause of sleepiness. In addition to the physical changes emotional changes also contribute to the tiredness. It is important to know that emotional factors may manifest physically but mainly you need to understand that all this is a normal part of pregnnacy. You can make yourself feel better by having small nutritious meals several times a day going for short walks for some fresh air. You can also do things you like such as listening to calming music or art to keep u calm mentally and in turn help you and your baby be physically fit.
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    SHIWANI SAMBYAL518 days ago

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Answer: Yes, fatigue is especially common during the first trimester and the condition tends to return in late pregnancy. No one knows for sure what causes fatigue in early pregnancy, but it's possible that hormonal changes – like the dramatic rise in progesterone – are at least partly responsible. For many women, exhaustion is one of the first signs of pregnancy, and they constantly feel tired even before they're showing or carrying any extra weight. But other women hardly seem to slow down at all. Thanku
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