Your body will start to feel tired when you are pregnant or enter the final trimester. This condition can cause discomfort, Mother.
Not only that, fatigue is also usually accompanied by aches throughout the body. As a result of this condition, pregnant women or pregnant women find it difficult to carry out activities.
Causes of fatigue during pregnancy
The appearance of this tiredness can be caused by several things, Mother. Here are 3 causes:
1. A growing belly
Entering the third trimester, an enlarged stomach due to a rapidly growing baby can cause weight gain. This can cause fatigue and aches throughout the body.
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2. Difficulty sleeping
Difficulty sleeping to insomnia are symptoms of pregnancy in the third trimester. This is usually due to an enlarged stomach. Symptoms of difficulty sleeping are often accompanied by back pain, heartburn, and aches in the legs.
In addition to physical changes, fatigue during pregnancy can appear due to stress, you know. This stress is related to the burden of expecting a baby, such as choosing a name or buying baby supplies. As a result of stress, energy is drained and the body becomes tired and sore.
Home remedies to deal with fatigue during pregnancy
Mothers can overcome fatigue during pregnancy with home methods. One of them uses essential oils or ointments.
There are various oil or ointment products that are safe for pregnant women. Generally, these products contain natural ingredients that have been tested for safety for the skin.
Illustration of essential oils to relieve fatigue for pregnant women/ Photo: iStock
Even so, the use of this oil or ointment should be consulted with a doctor first. Its use also needs to be careful, such as avoiding massaging in the stomach area during pregnancy.
Hai Bunda have summarized some essential oil products or cream ointments that can be used to treat aches or fatigue during pregnancy. More can be read on the next page, yes, Mother.
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