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Pregnancy Symptoms (cont.)

Fatigue and Tiredness

Fatigue and tiredness are nonspecific symptoms that can have any number of causes, but many women in the first trimester of pregnancy report feeling fatigued. Rising levels of the hormone progesterone that occur early in pregnancy are thought to be at least partially responsible for this symptom.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/14/2013

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