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Is being tired all the time normal?

I am almost ten weeks (Friday). I found out I was pregnant at excatly 6 weeks. I was a tired person even before I got pregnant, but now from about five weeks to now I am so tired I got energy some days but most days I want to sleep in and go to bed early. Is this normal to be this tired? I know that it comes with being pregnant, but is it supposed to be this bad?
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I'm 7 weeks and all I do is sleep! My body hurts from sleeping too much, but I can't even make myself stay up to watch a movie! It does get better though! You will eventually not be so tired!
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Yes, unfortunately. It should get better in the second trimester. I finally got more energy around 16-17 weeks. I can finally stay up past 8/9 o'clock! Good luck.
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Oh yeah! My mom figured out I was pregnant when I suddenly started falling asleep on the couch every time I was at my parents' house!
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just try to imagine that all your energy is going into constructing a beautiful healthy baby. then consider how exhausting that must be on your body. so don't feel bad for catching some extra z's.
i used to have a two hour nap every afternoon. ; ) take advantage of the sleep you can get now, in a few months you'll be missing these days.
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You are extremely tired in the first and third trimester so once u get ur energy back make the most of it lol im 29w + 6d and so exhausted!! I have these little bursts of energy when i have to get everything done then sit down and sleep lol
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Thank you for your stories, I just can't believe how tired I get , I can't wait for it to get better lol by boyfriend hates that all I wanna do is sleep  and man thats stil awhile away lol but the past month has gone by so fast I cant believe it. So hopfully it wont be so bad lol and thats how my mom knew I live at home and she noticed the way I was acting and sleeping all the time, I had no clue I thought I was just comming close to my period :)
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oh wow lol this is gunna be tough lol but i cant wait for tgat burst of energy lol i could use it right about now lol
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Well I never actually thought of it that way lol which is actually weird considering that is whats happening, and I cant do anything i am doing corraspondance for school and I pull it out start it than just curl up and sleep lol its so hard to stay awake sometimes
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