11 Early Symptoms of Pregnancy in First Trimester

3 Fatigue

Feeling tired and fatigued are common symptoms of pregnancy, and typically occur in the 4th and 5th week. However, it is possible to feel unusually fatigued in first week after conception.

This symptom is mainly due to a high level of the hormone progesterone, but also may be as a result of low levels of blood sugar. The best way to overcome this symptom is by getting plenty of rest and eating meals rich in proteins and iron.


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Aurelysmar Grimán Perozo is a doctor from the Centroccidental University "Lisandro Alvarado", with a diploma degree in occupational medicine, and certified in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), and advanced electrocardiography. In addition to her work as a doctor, she also writes as a freelancer in medical research.


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