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Yes, Fatigue and exhaustion are normal during pregnancy, particularly in the first trimester. This is a result of the hormonal adjustments that the body undergoes throughout pregnancy as well as the additional demands put on the body to support the fetus’s growth and development.
Pregnancy can induce alteration in addition to hormonal changes that can make you feel tired, such as an increase in blood volume that makes the heart work harder and changes in metabolism that can lower your energy levels.
Prioritizing rest and relaxation and paying attention to your body’s impulses to calm down are key for managing fatigue and exhaustion throughout pregnancy. This can entail taking daytime naps, going to bed earlier, or, if possible, lowering your workload.
Staying hydrated, eating a good, balanced diet, and doing light to moderate exercise, such walking or prenatal yoga, are additional methods for controlling fatigue throughout pregnancy.
It’s crucial to speak with your doctor to rule out any underlying medical concerns if you experience acute weariness or exhaustion during pregnancy, especially if your fatigue is accompanied by additional symptoms like dizziness or shortness of breath.
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