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05 Jan 2005

Extreme Dizziness in first weeks! Is this normal?
Hello All,

Funnily enough I was reading this web-site just before the holidays, thinking that you all sounded like one big happy, caring family!

I am 34 and desperately wanted to conceive although nothing was really being planned by hubby and me...then on Christmas eve, believe it or not..I got the biggest present ever by doing a HPT. My Dr. since confirmed (about 10 days ago) that I am 6 weeks pregnant, although I think it is closer to 5 weeks.

Since I have never been pregnant before, I am thrilled, shocked, scared and exremely stupid at this. I am feeling dizzy constantly, so much so that I am scared to move around too much. I feel like this every day, the whole day and I hate every second of it! I am feeling a bit nauseas too but nothing compared to the dizziness. It is really bad. I even have to move my head slowly to avoid a constant spinning / falling effect! Is this normal and will it last long?

Since I wanted this pregnancy so much I am almost paranoid at loosing it too. Anything I can do to be as safe as possible?

Thanks!
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

This is quite normal and should get better with time.
Ensure that you take folate tablets as well as iron. If the iron tablets make you more nauseous, you could delay these for a few weeks.

Best wishes
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