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Feeling dizzy suddenly, feel fine while laying down, 5 months pregnant. Causes ?

I am 5 months and 2 weeks pregnant. I took a nap with my little girls, feeling fine before and when I woke up, I sat up slowly and got dizzy. I stood up and when I was walking back from the bathroom I was really dizzy.Laying down I am fine, but walking around I feel like I am about to pass out. This happened once before a couple of weeks ago and got more extreme. I have never had this problem in any of my other pregnancies. What is causing this?
Asked On : Tue, 21 Aug 2012
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Anemia is the most common cause of dizziness during pregnancy

Other cause can be postural hypotension and hypoglycemia

Get your BP check up done as well as HB and blood sugar F done

Best wishes
Answered: Wed, 22 Aug 2012
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