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11 weeks pregnant and tired all the time

im 11 weeks pregnant and soo tired all the time is this normal i dont think i can work anymore i keep falling asleep at work , i go to bed at good time and try 2 take a nap and i feel so exhausted but im only 11 weeks is it normal to feel this tired already?

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:48 AM on Dec. 22, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • It is normal to be exhausted early in the pregnancy. However, some exhaustion is caused by low iron levels. It's best to talk with your doctor to have your blood tested. It's just a matter of taking an iron suppliment pill if that is the case. Your exhaustion levels can't be determined on here, so we can't really tell you if your level is normal or not. That's why it is best to talk to your OB.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 9:51 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • Yes very normal. Your body is working hard at making a baby.

    Answer by Raeann11 at 9:51 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • Very normal, congrats.

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 9:55 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • LOL yep. In the first trimester, a pregnant woman will use as much energy in a day as a marathon it's no surprise! It could be low iron, though, which isn't a huge thing. Easily fixed with a supplement i fyour doc says you need one. Also, keep up with those prenatals, they are gross but they DO help.

    Answer by katzmeow726 at 10:03 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • your normal!!!!! :) congrats

    Answer by courtneycra at 10:52 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • Ain't it great??? hang in there.Check your iron levels.

    Answer by grismelda at 2:57 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • yes, very normal. you'll be tired til 6 weeks post partum

    Answer by dueweke_j at 5:17 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • im 7 weeks and im tired all the time i just try my best not to do awhole lot but then not so little and ive had my iron levels check and they are perfect its just the begining of ur pregnacy it might stay might go depending on wut ur lifestyle is

    Answer by angelnina8715 at 6:52 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • i agree i am tired also

    Answer by AliciaLamoreux at 11:59 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

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