One of the most noticeable and more challenging symptoms in the first trimester of pregnancy is fatigue. This run-over-by-a-truck, let-me-just-lie-down kind of exhaustion often catches first-time parents by surprise -- how could you be this tired when your baby is barely the size of a blueberry?
The first trimester of pregnancy, 0-12 weeks, is often a more emotionally charged time in pregnancy, with highs, lows, and everything in between. The most common, prevalent worry a person has during this time is: "Is everything ok with my pregnancy/baby?" Being so early in pregnancy, there isn't the
The title of this post is slightly misleading -- there's no me-telling-you how you'll feel during your first trimester of pregnancy. Only you will know how you'll feel, and it will likely be somewhat different from others in their first trimester.
But if you're anything like me in my pregnancies,
The first trimester of pregnancy can be so... boring. For those who have eagerly anticipated pregnancy, there's a big rush of excitement and joy over finding out about being pregnant. And then, there's nothing. Or at least, it often feels like nothing. There's no belly to show for, no kicks to feel,
After a sneaking suspicion or a hopeful wish, you peed on a stick and saw two lines! (Or you saw "pregnant" if you had the fancy test.) Now what? After the excitement and early announcement activity dies down, it's time to start thinking about your birth. Wait-- what? You just found out you're pregn