1116022 tn?1305685993

Tired but can't sleep well

Anyone else experiencing this?  I am 8 weeks pregnant and exhausted, yet when I lay down I have "chopped sleep".  Never mind the fact that I have to get up 2-3 times to pee, I can handle that but I just toss & turn once I get back into bed.  It's never solid and I don't feel overly rested when I get up in the morning.  I'm not eating too late, nor am I having any caffeine at all and I don't know of anything else that would cause this except for my hormone changes?
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377493 tn?1356502149
I did the same thing.  I think most of it was due to normal anxiety over my pregnancy. Our bodies are also changing so much, and those raging hormones certainly don't help.  Try a warm bath before bed, and some deep breathing while in bed.  Worked for me!!  Congrats to you, and all the best.
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1173196 tn?1292916490
I think it's probably hormones. I remember experiencing that in early pregnancy. I'm actually having it again at the end of pregnancy but it's a combo of peeing constantly, baby kicking my butt and general uncomfortableness.
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1386249 tn?1303092096
Not to scare you, but I had insomnia with all three of my pregnancies, and my children are fine and all grown up.  I was eventually given meds to help me, because I was pregnant, and working until my delivery day.  You'll be ok.  Drink warm milk.
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1407485 tn?1281478934
it is actually very common to have sleepless nights, nothing is wrong
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I'am exactly the same, I am 7 weeks pregnant and always tired. I manage to go off to sleep but once 2.30 hits and I need a wee going back to sleep is impossible! My mind starts wondering and then I feel a bit sick! When will this stop?!
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1372516 tn?1297265962
i am 11 weeks today and every since i found out i was preganant i have not had a good nights sleep. I pee all night (like every 30 min to an hour) and i am up and down i can't get comfortable because my lower side on the left hurts alot so i have to lay on my right then after a while that starts to hurt so then i switch to my back and needless to say thats not comfortable. The doct says the pain is just my legiments stretching its nothing to worry about and the peeing is my uterus expanding pushing against my bladder. Dont worry its all normal in the end it will all be worth it.
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