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How can you overcome pregnancy fatigue

Pregnant women feel tired, and this is especially normal during the first trimester of pregnancy, as well as in the later stages of it, and some women may feel this fatigue throughout pregnancy, while some of them may not feel this, there are many women who feel tired in the early stages of pregnancy, despite The fact that they did not gain additional weight yet, and the actual reasons behind the appearance of this symptom during the first pregnancy periods are not known yet, but it may appear as a result of hormonal changes experienced by the pregnant woman, especially when the progesterone hormone rises significantly, in addition to that the pregnant woman is forced to go to the bathroom All the time, it may cause her fatigue, especially when that happens to her during sleep, and in the last month the pregnant woman has increased her weight a lot in addition to the weight of the fetus and she feels tired, and through her article we will explain how the pregnant woman exploits her tiredness.

Reasons affecting pregnancy fatigue:
  1. A pregnant woman may lose a lot of energy when she nausea and vomiting, making her tired.
  2. Feeling anxious and stressed during pregnancy, which can drain a lot of pregnant women.
  3. Feelings of sadness, depression, and lack of sleep may affect pregnancy fatigue.
  4.  The pregnant woman may feel tired because of anemia due to the low level of iron in the blood.

How to overcome pregnancy fatigue:
You can get up from bed earlier than usual, and you can get used to taking a nap during the day even if it's only for half an hour, and you can take a rest while you are in your office, like putting your head on the desk to rest a little, or lie on the sofa if present . Try to adjust your daily schedule, for example:

  •  Avoid going to some social visits, and you can reduce some of the hard household chores that you do.
  • You can try the office hours, and make up for it by taking part of your work home if possible. Take a break during the week.
  • Make sure your food is balanced: you need 300 extra calories a day during pregnancy, and you must get it by eating healthy foods like vegetables and fruits, whole grains, meat, etc., and avoid eating fast and unhealthy foods; These foods may make you feel more tired.
  •  You can drink enough fluids: you must drink a lot of water, and avoid drinks that contain caffeine. If urinating during the night disturbs your sleep, you can reduce the amount of fluids a few hours before bed, and make up for this amount during the day.
  •   You can exercise daily in moderation: it may be difficult for you to do this because of the fatigue that you feel, but doing some physical activity such as walking for small distances will make you feel more active and comfortable, unless the doctor advises you otherwise.
Foods that help relieve nausea:
 Eat regular meals and snacks:
It is the best thing to keep your stomach from feeling uncomfortable and upset, and avoid overeating, and also you can skip a meal or type of food that makes you feel nauseous, and avoid foods rich in spices or fats; It may promote nausea.

 Eat crackers:
Robert Stern, a psychologist at Pennsylvania State University, says natural crackers without flavors are the best way to overcome nausea, and suggests eating low-fat foods, such as crackers, to overcome nausea, especially in the early stages of pregnancy.

 Eat foods high in fiber:
It is like eating an apple or eating a snack containing raw vegetables; These fibers remove the chemicals that cause your nausea. Taking a handful of salted nuts and other protein-rich food, it replenishes exhausted energy and relieves a little nausea.

Eat bananas:
As it contains potassium and inhibits the feeling of nausea, gradually eating apple juice slowly until it reduces your feeling of nausea, and you can use ginger in small quantities and with caution, by soaking a small piece of ginger with boiling water, and eating soaked in the early morning or when needed.