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What do mood swings during your first trimester of pregnancy mean?

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Increased fatigue and changing hormones can put you on an emotional roller coaster that makes you feel alternately elated and miserable, cranky and terrified. It's OK to cry, but if you're feeling overwhelmed, try to find an understanding ear -- if not from your partner, then from a friend or family member.

From: First Trimester of Pregnancy WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on August 4, 2018

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Bayley, T.M. , February 2002; vol 38:pp. 45-51. Appetite

Ratcliffe S.D., Baxley, E.G., Cline, M.K., Sakornbut, E.L., eds., , third edition, Philadelphia, Mosby Elsevier, 2008. Family Medicine Obstetrics

Townsend Jr., C.M., Beauchamp, R.D., Evers, B.M., Mattox, K.L., 18th ed., Philadelphia, Saunders Elsevier; 2007. Sabiston Textbook of Surgery,

Gabbe, S.G., Niebyl, J.R., Simpson, J.L., eds., , 5th ed. Philadelphia, Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, 2007. Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies

American Pregnancy Association: "Bleeding During Pregnancy."

Lee, J. , July 2004, vol 24: pp 531-540. Nutrition Research

Deutchman, M. , June 1, 2009; vol 79: pp 985-992, pp 993-994. American Family Physician

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on August 4, 2018

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