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Pregnant, fell dizzy, black out, sugar concerns?

yes i am 23 weeks pregnant and here lately everytime i eat especially at night i feel like 30 min later i am going to black out or get dizzy looking up is this normal or sugar concerns?
Asked On : Thu, 15 Mar 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
the causes for your blackouts could be,
as energy consumption will increase during pregnancy to met the needs of mother and baby if food intake gets delayed hypoglycemia will occur.
Also when you lie supine position because of pressure of the uterus on the underlying blood vessel aorta the blood supply to heart decreases leading to hypotension and blackout.
So, you have to take food at timely intervals and sufficient to your needs.
prefer to sleep in left lateral position which will decrease hypotension.
take care
Answered: Mon, 7 May 2012
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