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I keep getting light headed

Every time I get up I feel light headed and like I am about to fall over. It passes after a few seconds but I cannot figure out why. I just had a baby c-sec 3 weeks ago if that helps. I have not had a huge appetite like I did when I was pregnant. Maybe just my body adjusting from a big diet to a normal one?


Asked by LovinEveryDay at 12:48 PM on Mar. 19, 2009 in Health

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  • you need more iron in your diet from prgenant to not. I felt the same way.

    Answer by jareda69 at 6:42 PM on Mar. 19, 2009

  • your iron might be low. I get this way because I am anemic so when my iron gets low I can get really dizzy

    Answer by ZaTa at 12:49 PM on Mar. 19, 2009

  • i didnt have an appetite and still dont.. i had her a month ago... and ill get light headed if i havent eaten anything or havent eaten enough.

    try eating something like crackers, bread or something like that or just anything that is food. get something in your stomach

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 12:52 PM on Mar. 19, 2009

  • You could be dehydrated.

    Answer by KaceesMom at 12:55 PM on Mar. 19, 2009

  • If you are still getting dizzy and it's been 3 weeks, you need to tell your doctor.

    Answer by meb3 at 4:44 PM on Mar. 19, 2009

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