What causes fatigue in pregnancy?
Total exhaustion! Your body is working double time, keeping you going while creating and supporting a brand new life. You're producing more blood, your heart rate is up, and you're using up more water and nutrients. The hormone progesterone, more of which is circulating through your system these days, may increase your fatigue. And then there's the flood of emotion surging through your mind, which can make you feel overwhelmed.