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    Default How to shake the tiredness

    Anyone got any tips on how to stretch my energy levels
    Im eating reasonable healthily, going to bed at 8.30 or 9 and trying to walk everyday but I still fight the urge to go for a nana nap at work

    Any ideas?

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    I've gone to eating 6 times a day, as suggested in what I've read. I'm finding my digestion is definitely slower on the progesterone so I'm eating smaller amounts more regularly. I reckon it's helping with keeping blood sugar levels up too though. I haven't had a lot of fatigue yet but on days that I don't do the regular eating I definitely hit tiredness 'lows' a bit more.

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    Default Re: How to shake the tiredness

    I'd like to know what other people do too. I'm thinking about asking my crohns specialist for an iron transfusion, because I know it's low and could possibly help. I'm also wondering if I can get a vitamin shot, or whatever it's called...

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    I'd love to know what we mummies-to-be can do to make the fatigue disappear, but I honestly don't think anything will work!

    I'm 11wks preg, I have a 14m.o who became a brilliant sleeper just before we got our BFP. When im not at my part time job, I sleep when bub sleeps. i.e TWICE during the daytime, AND I go to bed just after he does at night, so I get about 10hrs sleep at night + 3 hrs through the daytime! That's a lot of sleep and I still feel totally drained, my muscles feel heavy and I feel like I've done a full days hard labour.

    I know more zzz makes u feel worse, but I feel like i just desperately need it, cause I'll fall asleep anyway midway through watching tv or vacuuming or facebooking!

    i eat adequately, ok I have totally gone off red meat and minced meats.

    Im just thinking that the more tired we are, the stronger the baby is becoming in the womb! I hope your lethargy settles, so u can start enjoying going shopping for new baby stuff!

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    I agree that eating lots of small meals/snacks during the day definitely helps. I have also found that going to bed as soon as you feel tired at night (no matter how early) helps you to have more energy during the day. The more you fight the tiredness, the worse it gets. Hope this helps! :-)

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    Default How to shake the tiredness

    I am also having severe exhaustion. Even little things are rough.

    One thing I did find when it was 40* and I had to leave work early the other day was that the pool is my savior. I went round the corner to mums to just jump in and cool off as the heat was making me nauseous. I didn't get out until 2 hours later!!!

    I resolved that water aerobics will be my pregnancy fitness regime!!

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    Default Re: How to shake the tiredness

    I started using a webpage I think it's http://sleepyti.me or just Google sleepy time. It tells you when you should be going to sleep in order to wake up at a certain time, and out uses sleep cycles. I've only been using it for a week to help me get up in time for work, and so far it's working!

    Doesn't help with my lack of motivation, but it's helping me get out of bed in the morning, so that's a bonus!

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