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Healthy pregnancy by Lynn Huggins-Cooper, Infinite Ideas

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13. Work, rest and play

It’s all too easy to end up more run-down than a pedestrian on a motorway. How can you maximize your energy levels?

Many women feel wiped out in the early stages of pregnancy– it’s as though you have been out on the town, without the fun part. It’s normal to feel tired at different points in pregnancy, though – your body is creating a whole new human being!

First Trimester

Even if you are a party girl, you may find yourself longing for nothing more than a Horlicks and a blanket – but never fear, this feeling doesn’t last! In early pregnancy, hormonal changes can make you feel drained. The annoying thing is, when this tiredness is at its worst, you don’t even look pregnant! I remember strap hanging for miles on the ...

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