How to avoid fatigue during pregnancy. Increased hormone levels and metabolism usually result in extreme fatigue for pregnant women. Exercise and diet can help maintain energy during the first trimester and throughout pregnancy.
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Eat well. You need to increase your caloric intake by 300 to 500 calories a day. Try to eat five to six small, healthy meals a day to keep your body fueled. Pack small fruits and vegetables to eat throughout the day. Stay away from sugar and caffeine: are digested quickly and leave you feeling empty.
Work out if it’s the last thing you want to do. Make a mild exercise thirty minutes, three to five times a week will help you increase your metabolism and make it easier to hold your growing baby.
Listen to your body. Because you are creating the placenta during the first trimester and storing vital hormones to help the growing fetus, your metabolism will increase and your body will consume more energy. If you’re tired, sleep.
Take a nap as often as possible. Even a fifteen minute nap can help renew your energy levels. If your children take a nap, sleep with them. Close the door of the office at lunchtime to get some sleep or lie down during a short break when you get home from work.
Go early to bed. Watch the latest five and go to sleep at nine or ten.
Tips and Warnings
Subscribe to a magazine pregnancy to get some great ideas for recipes and exercise routines.
Ask friends and family to care for your children to have the opportunity to nap.
Ask your doctor if it continues anemia extreme fatigue. Iron deficiency is common during pregnancy and results in fatigue and low energy.