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Anyone else in the first trimester? Im in the trenches right now and it’s really getting me down. My husband is basically running this ship alone as im sick all the time. The constant nausea/throwing up is so defeating - and it’s persisting through medication. Tips, advice, and virtual hugs welcome please.

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I was MISERABLE until just last week. I'll be 15 weeks this week, it was like someone flipped a switch and I was 90% less nauseous and 60% less tired. Feeling better day by day...almost back to normal! Hang in there!

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Sleep through it guilt free. I barely managed to move my mouse 6 hours a day and slept nonstop the rest of the time. I took a shower and passed out in my towel on my bed once and slept for a solid 2.5 hours. Between the nausea and exhaustion, and managing to keep your job - that's enough on your plate. Just let the hubby do everything else. Get rest and focus on you and baby. Stay healthy. Eat what you can stomach and plan a Babymoon for the 5th month. Second trimester will be better (likely, hopefully). And buy stretchy maternity pants by week 10-12. Here's my fav, super soft live-in leggings that are better and softer than the ones at Target.

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Ty! If this is like my first I hope to be better around week 17/18 but I’m only at week 8 right now 😬

Me!! This is my first, so a lot of unknowns. I start a new job on Monday, so a little nervous what the next couple months will be like.

Eeeh good luck! That’s so exciting! This is my second so I kind of knew what was coming, but things never seem as bad in hindsight.

Yes it’s hard but try not to feel guilty. I know harder said then done, but you are growing a lil human! I was lucky to not have too much nausea, but omg I was exhausted. I’d come home and pass out on the couch around 7. This went on for almost two weeks straight. Thank goodness my husband cooks and made sure I ate a dinner lol. My daughter is almost 3, but I can still remember just how tired I was. One day at a time! You got this!

Sending hugs and love! I was in the exact same boat until week 15. My husband does everything in the house and take me to doctor’s appointment. I felt so weak having to run to the bathroom very frequently. I had a hard time retaining food. My OB tried almost everything until he sent me the double dose of zofran, it worked. I’m now in week 21 and feel so much better. Unisom, vitamin B6, zofran, nexxium those help a lot. Hope you feel better soon.

Ty! I was given zofran (in addition to diclegis) as well and it makes me feel better to hear about another mama taking it since it’s off label for pregnancy. The pharmacy would only give me 9 (wtf!?) pills though so I’m trying to save them for my worst days.

My second pregnancy was awful with nausea. I cried every day because I couldn’t take care of my 1 year old and basically just had to lay in bed while my husband did everything. Medication + exercise (weirdly) helped a lot. Must be the endorphins or something. Some days it was just a brisk walk outside, but I’d get a few hours of not feeling groggy and pukey so I could hang with my daughter.

This is the hardest part for me this time around. I have a 19 mo old. It’s so hard to not be able to take care of him like I want to. Thank you for responding.

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