Hi. I just found out I am pregnant... Well, I should say that I just confirmed by taking a pregnancy test. I have suspected for a few weeks. This is me and my husbands first time and we are very excited. I just have a couple of questions. First, I am exhausted all the time. Is this normal? Is there anything I can do to not feel so tired all the time? Also, I am unusually cold all the time. More so than even before (when I used to get cold easily). Now, I can barely tolerate being in the air conditioning. I thought you were supposed to be hot all the time when you are pregnant. Has this happened to anyone else? I know I should be taking pregnancy vitamins, but I haven't gone to my doctor yet (i did make an appt.). Are there specific vitamins that I can buy at a regular store that might help with these issues? Thank you for anyone's help.
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replied August 21st, 2006
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It's totally normal to be tired all the time. I'm 10wks pregnant &.I am absolutely exhausted all the time. My doctor told me to sleep when .I'm tired &eat when .I'm hungry. Your body is working major overtime. Don't try to stay up when you're deathly tired. Sleep! You need it!

I take .Flintstones vitamins for the time being. My doctor said they work fine. I take those &a folic acid supplement. So that's what .I suggest doing for now, until you get some prenatals. :)
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replied August 24th, 2006
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If you go to any pharmacy, they have a selection of vitamins. I went to walgreens and they had quite a few different over-the-counter prenatal vitamins.

Good luck!!
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