in Mother's Health in Pregnancy by anonymous
During my 3rd pregnancy at 14 weeks, I've noticed that my heartbeat becomes fast after eating or drinking. It also causes heavy breathing and takes a while to return back to normal. Is this normal?
Artificial Intelligence Health Assistant's Answer

During pregnancy, it is common for your heart rate to increase due to hormonal changes and increased blood volume. After eating or drinking, your body diverts more blood flow to the digestive system, which can temporarily cause your heart rate to rise. This can lead to feelings of heaviness in breathing and take some time for your heart rate to return back to normal. However, if you experience any severe symptoms such as chest pain or dizziness, it's important to consult with your healthcare provider as they can evaluate your specific situation and provide appropriate guidance. In general, staying hydrated, avoiding large meals, and practicing relaxation techniques can help manage these symptoms.

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This is my second pregnancy 11 weeks today and I'm having same problem as you 
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Mine does this !
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I was told by my midwife it's normal ,due to the extra blood your body needs for you and baby.  Snd also the baby pushes against your orgsns.  When thus happens lay on your right side or put your head down.  Cold water usually works for me.  

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