Post # 1
I know as a woman’s pregnancy progresses her energy level can go down, but I didn’t realize how much!
I am just barely into my 3rd triemester and had energy this morning, I work from home so between working I am doing laundry. (5 loads) At lunch it was like all of sudden my energy was gone. Now I am just exhausted and tired and feel like crying. (Really haven’t had a swing in emotions or really any other pregnancy issues.)
Oye what can I do to get my energy back?
Post # 3
Weeks when I’m not too tired/its not too hot and can actually go for a 20-30 min walk (as many days as I can) I notice a spike in my energy. You can try that and also cutting back a little on what you do around the house since your body is already working up a storm on its own. I’ve had to start going to bed earlier and sometimes getting a nap in too. Good luck!!
Post # 4
Can you take a 45 minute nap?
Post # 5
@beekiss: No not with work I can not, 15 min break but no 45 min naps.
@FutureMrsZapper: At the walks, I do try to do that today is the actual first nice meaning not hot and humid day out. I can’t handle the humidity.
Post # 6
Even a 15 minutes shut eye where you just rest your eyes and relax your body will help. I became a pro at this when DS was an infant since I couldn’t “sleep” lol
Try doing that… it’s a GREAT refresher and has helped even more than a full nap sometimes (which can also leave you groggy)
Post # 7
this doesn’t help you right this second, but going to prenatal yoga once a week in my 2nd and 3rd trimesters really helped my energy level. i was definitely exhausted in my 3rd tri, but yoga helped me be less stiff and achy and get better sleep (aside from the 895373 trips to the bathroom!)
Post # 8
I wish there was something that I could do/take to help with energy. I’m due on Friday and it’s so tough to work full-time right now! I admire the women that seem to do it effortlessly. I wish someone would just let me take a couple quick naps throughout the day, ha!
I do think, if you can remain active it’ll help. I’ve had terrible pains from my waste down so I pretty mucy stopped all exercise and activity which is probably making it worse. And of course, your diet definitely does impact energy.