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What is a minimum amount of weight to gain before i give brith?

I have about 5 weeks left, i have only gained 25 pounds the entire pregnancy, and all i hear is that i am so small.

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Asked by Why_Be_Normal at 4:45 PM on Jul. 20, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • 25 lb. is a reasonable weight gain, but you will most likely gain more with 5 more weeks to go!

    Answer by dedicatedrider at 4:50 PM on Jul. 20, 2008

  • 25-40 is the recommended weight gain usually, depending on your pre-pregnancy weight. If you were underweight pre-pg, you should gain a little more, and vice-versa.

    Your gain sounds normal:)

    Answer by MommytoNakoa at 5:17 PM on Jul. 20, 2008

  • 25lbs is normal u will gain a few more pounds i didnt gain any i lost weight but i stayed sick all the time but you will be okay

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:43 PM on Jul. 20, 2008

  • I only gained 14 lbs with my first. She was completely healthy.

    Answer by Jazak at 8:54 PM on Jul. 20, 2008

  • 25 is normal. Don't worry about minimum, worry about healthy.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:59 AM on Jul. 21, 2008

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