Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Too much dizziness lately! Is this a normal part of pregnancy?

Dizzy? Worried you might be pregnant? Pregnant? Worried pregnancy might not be normal?

Look no further!

"Dizziness or feeling faint is a normal symptom during pregnancy. It is more common in the first trimester, but it may also be prevalent throughout your pregnancy."
 American Pregnancy Association

Contact your healthcare provider immediately IF
... your dizziness is accompanied by vaginal bleeding and/or pain in your abdomen. This could be a sign of an ectopic pregnancy, a low-lying placenta, or placental abruption.
You should also contact your health care provider immediately if you have persistent dizziness or dizziness accompanied by blurred vision, headaches, or palpitations; this may be a symptom of severe anemia or some other illness that could have a negative effect on your pregnancy.

More Info About Dizziness- 
Don't stand up too fast. Lie on your back. Drink more water.  Stay cool. Manage stress and anxiety. 

Warning symptoms that you might pass out if you don't lie down immediately-
Besides light headedness, a feeling of warmth, paleness, sweating, nausea, yawning, and hyperventilation.

More details here:
 BabyCenter. com

If you are worried you might be pregnant and would like to talk, come visit us at our Pregnancy Resource Center on 1667 High Street in Eugene. Also, visit our website at or call 541.687.8651. We offer free pregnancy tests and free ultrasounds. We'll be happy to help you!

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