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How concerned about this weight loss should i be?

I am 5 months preggers, and have lost almost 30 pounds since i got preggers. When i got pregnant i weighed 165, right now i weigh between 138 and 139, and it just keeps dropping, i do have a history of miscarriage, so im petrified that baby will have a low birth weight, and well, i need advice. my doctors nurse practitioner seemed slightly worried last time i spoke with her, however did not say anything specific. im going to go straight from this question to internet research but some personal words of advice would be nice.

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no.1twinmommy

Asked by no.1twinmommy at 7:01 PM on Feb. 10, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • umm less to lose afterward!! lol idk but aslong as baby is healthy
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:05 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • Are you eating well, taking vitamins? I have a friend who had serious morning sickness the first few months and lost close to 30. Her baby was perfect and healthy. I lost 13 with my first, 11 with this one...all in 2 months. It was terrible, babies seem to be ok.

    There may be a concern.. but if you can still get the baby nutrients and the baby moves around I wouldn't stress unless the doctor tells you to worry, etc.
    celticreverie

    Answer by celticreverie at 7:05 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • as long as the baby gets nutrients you should be okay
    aliciatron

    Answer by aliciatron at 7:09 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • thank you for your responses, i had horrible morning sickness up until about 2 weeks ago, then it just went away, but i still ate fairly well, i cant stand to take any vitamins, so i make up for it with a lot of juice, even childrens vitamins make me sick :(
    no.1twinmommy

    Answer by no.1twinmommy at 7:33 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • i lost about 15 pounds when i was pregnant. i didnt gain any weight till i was 9 months and it was all baby weight, i weighed less after i had my son then before i got pregnant, and my son was healthy and weighed 8 pounds 3 oz., your doctor will help you better though, good luck
    mandyjh

    Answer by mandyjh at 7:34 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • im just so worried, too many losses, i dont want to bury a baby :( and once again have to explain to my almost 3 year old twins why there is no baby in mommys tummy again and no reall baby again :(
    no.1twinmommy

    Answer by no.1twinmommy at 7:47 PM on Feb. 10, 2009

  • have you tried vitamins at night?? i take mine right before i go to slee. it helps me a lot.. Also the have the vitamins that are chocolates.
    kirasmommy7

    Answer by kirasmommy7 at 12:11 AM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • thanks for the tip, but yea, ive tried them, the chocolates taste so terrible i cant get them down and the smell gets to me before the taste does on the normal vitamins :( so far the only thing i have come up with is either nothings wrong or i have gestational diabetes.
    no.1twinmommy

    Answer by no.1twinmommy at 11:53 AM on Feb. 11, 2009

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