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Well I am currently 8 weeks and 2 days pregnant and I wanted to know if it is normal to be extremely tired and sleepy all the time. I have 2 boys one is going to be 7 and the other is 4 1/2 and I don't recall feeling so sleepy and tired all the time like I do now. So, is this normal? My first prenantal appointment is not until March 15.
Asked On : Sun, 21 Feb 2010
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Yes, being very tired during the first trimester is normal. Your body is trying to make a new human being. Perhaps you didn't notice it as much with your previous pregnancies because you were not chasing two kids. The vast majority of growth for a fetus is during the first trimester. If the baby kept growing at that rate, you would give birth to a very, very large baby. Because your body is working so hard to grow the baby, you will feel pretty exhausted. try to rest, find someone to take the boys for a couple of hours, and seek help with the household duties for a time. that should help a bit.

Answered: Sun, 21 Feb 2010
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