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Is it normal for pregnancy symptoms to fluctuate so much day by day? Some days I don’t feel pregnant at all and other days I can barely stay awake and am fighting mild to moderate nausea and other discomforts. I wish I could enjoy the symptom free days but they just make me so anxious. Was going to post this to the fertility bowl but most posts there are re: struggling with fertility and getting pregnant & I didn’t want to be insensitive. Hope it’s okay I’m posting here, just want some peace of

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Agree with all above, just wanted to say yes, this is a good place to post pregnancy/mom questions and good call to not post in the Fertility bowl. 😌

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Thank you! I was in that TTC boat for a very long time so I try to be sensitive about that.

It's just getting started dear. Everyday, every week of these 9 months will be different.

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Thank you for your reply!

Yes, every day can be different

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Yes every day is different and I think the first trimester is the hardest because in many instances you also are trying to keep the pregnancy itself a secret. So much to deal with on top of feeling like crap! And yes it’s impossible to relax on days you’re feeling good because you’re wondering if something is wrong because you’re not feeling nauseous. Hang in there! If it’s any consolation, the rollercoaster experience is good practice for being a parent... 🤪❤️

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Haha thank you, this made me laugh. I appreciate it!

Yes! My morning sickness and fatigue varied the first trimester. Second trimester was great and by the third trimester I was tired every day.

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Second trimester is the party trimester

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I did not have any symptom in my first or second trimester and every doctor appointment I was hoping everything is ok as I did not feel pregnant. It’s easier around week 19/20 if FTM when you start to feel the kicks to know everything is good down there. Also please do not use the at home baby Doppler. It can cause more anxiety than peace. I was never able to find the baby heartbeat and that made me anxious. Just stay positive and wait for you next doc appointment.

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Personally the baby Doppler made me feel so much better. I highly recommend it but I was concerned the times it took longer than find the heartbeat. I took it to my doc appt and she showed me how to use it properly. I felt different all the time and was nervous a lot of it. Enjoy the journey momma! You got this!

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It’s a double edged sword- when you feel the yucky symptoms you want them to go away, but then the next day you have no symptoms and just want some way for your body to remind you that it’s carrying a healthy baby. So the next day it reminds you in the form of nausea, exhaustion and you just wanna feel better... the cycle keeps going for 9 months!

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Haha so true

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Yes. I’m 22 weeks pregnant and sometimes don’t even feel it (until I feel baby kicking). I didn’t feel pregnant from weeks 5-7, but then weeks 7-17 were absolutely miserable for me because morning sickness was so bad. Hearing the heartbeat makes it feel super real. Feeling baby kick makes it feel even more real. Just wait, mama!

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Yes. With my first my hormones were so out of wack it seemed like every day was a new adventure. I just did my best to stay healthy and roll with it. My second was a little less of a rollercoaster ride. 🤷‍♀️

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... mind until I can see my doctor again in a few days. I’m 9 weeks, if that matters. TIA!

I’m 16 weeks and still feel different every day! I think some people’s bodies are more sensitive to pregnancy symptoms than others. I have great days and not great days but luckily a lot more great days now that I’m in 2nd trimester! Hang on OP, weeks 6-11 were the worst for me but things noticeably started getting better after!

Glad it will be getting better! Congrats, hope the next 24ish weeks go smoothly for you and things continue to get better!

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I would say it varies day by day and even hour by hour 😆

Okay good because symptoms are gone again today and the anxiety levels are heightened and far worse than nausea 😂😫

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