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Question about weight gain.

What is the "recommended" pregnancy weight gain?

I've gained about 19-20lbs and I'm 27wks.

I can't remember what the recommendation was , so im wondering of anyone else does lol.

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Asked by Cowbell88 at 12:53 PM on Sep. 25, 2012 in Pregnancy

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  • It really depends on your starting weight.

    As an overweight person, I do just fine with only gaining about 5 lbs. I know that those who are very thin can gain 40 lbs and still be just fine.

    Honestly though, I don't worry about it too much. I try to eat healthy foods when I am hungry. Say away from junk!!

    Answer by micheledo at 12:55 PM on Sep. 25, 2012

  • Im pretty small, 5'0" and starting at about 106-107lbs

    Comment by Cowbell88 (original poster) at 12:57 PM on Sep. 25, 2012

  • try not to think about that.

    your doctor will likely comment too much, not enough, or just right

    YOU can always lose it later. the baby can only grow once :)

    Answer by hibbingmom at 1:03 PM on Sep. 25, 2012

  • I was always told 20-30 lbs. I'm about your size and gained 14-22 lbs with my 5 pregnancies, but I was incredibly sick each time and had a hard time keeping food down.

    Answer by missanc at 1:21 PM on Sep. 25, 2012

  • I'm not worried, I'm just curious as to whether I'm too small or just right lol

    Comment by Cowbell88 (original poster) at 1:31 PM on Sep. 25, 2012

  • I think 20-30 pounds but you should call your doctor

    Answer by booklover545 at 1:45 PM on Sep. 25, 2012

  • i was told between 25 and 35 lbs, but like when i was pregnant with my firsst daughter i was under wieght and gained like 65 lbs just to kinda of get me to "normal" if your dr. isnt concernd you shouldnt be either.

    Answer by proudmommy73188 at 12:27 AM on Sep. 26, 2012

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