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need energy

I'm currently only 6 weeks pregnant but I'm having a hard time getting out of bed or cleaning up even getting the energy for a shower is difficult... Any advice?
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There's not much you can do... it should get better when you hit your second trimester.
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yep, i agree with the PP... the good news is that most women do get their energy back going into the 2nd trimester... for now you do what you can and nap a lot...
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I was exactly the same way for a while. I'm 18 weeks and 5 days now and I have no idea where all this energy came from. It will come back and you will be just fine. I would have a glass of o.j. in the morning to help, for some reason it did, or tricked myself to believe it did. LOL. I had no choice but to get up because I have to comb hair in the morning and get 3 kiddos ready for school. But once I got up I couldn't lay down. So just push yourself alil too.
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It's normal. Use this time as an excuse to rest. Soon youll be huge and to uncomfortable to want to rest. Trust me.
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Thanks guys, all the advice helps a lot ill have to try the O.J thing
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1717392 tn?1364540264
i am having problems too...i have a 2 year old and an 8 month old..and just found out im about 6 weeks pregnant..long story short..i PRAY that they nap at the same time...and i cant wait for that moment when i can crawl in bed..even for 20 minutes!
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For some reason the oj helped me too. It was weird but until about 12 weeks that's all I wanted to drink. And I would take b6 vitamins. I asked my dr first though. And the really bad days my dr gave me a rx for zofran and I would take that. I'm 15w6d now and still get nauseous sometimes and the oj still works :) my husband actually stepped in to help with house work which really surprised me. I got absolutely nothing done around the house for 13 weeks. But now I can't stop cleaning. I don't know which part is driving me more crazy. The desire to clean or how messy I actually let my house get haha. Good luck!! It does get better!!
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