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heavy pregnancy=big baby?

For my last two pregnancies I have gained 30 and 35 pounds, and my babies weighed 5 1/2 and 6 1/2 pounds. My sister gained 65 pounds, and had a 9 pound baby. My MIL gained 85 pounds, and had a 10 1/2 pound baby. So is it true that the more weight you gain, the bigger your baby will be?

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Asked by HelloKitty86 at 7:04 PM on Apr. 17, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • I gained around 40lbs with my first and he was 8lbs 15oz. It's possible i guess, part of the weight gain is from the baby.

    Answer by TheDiva320 at 7:05 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • no its not true . with my first i gained almost 100 lbs yes he was bug he was 8 lbs 14 oz but this time i only gained about 30ish lbs and she is already bigger then my son was .. you can just tell by how big my stomach has gotten lol ad im all baby .. also my ultra sound puts her at almost 9 lbs

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 7:05 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • No, I gained 55 lbs and my daughter was only 6lbs 9 oz.

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 7:07 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • I don't think so. I didn't really gain any weight and my baby was 7lbs 8oz, so if that were true my baby would have been like 1lb.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:07 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • in my pregnancies the most wait I gained was my last and it was my smallest baby. With that pregnancy I gained 42 pounds and that baby weighed 7 lbs 8 ozs at birth.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:11 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • i know i gain 20 to 25 and my babies were 7 pds 6 pds and my lil girlk was 5 pds

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:19 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • One has nothing to do with the other.

    I gained 65lbs with my first, he was only 8lbs 9oz.

    I gained 35lbs with my second, he was only 9lbs 5oz

    I gained 25 with my third, he was only 7lbs at 36 weeks (born early)

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 7:51 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • Gained 25 lbs with my first and she was 9.4 lbs

    My twins I gained 55 lbs and they were just over 5lbs each.

    So no.. I don't believe it has to do weight gain

    Answer by deputywife at 9:01 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • No, there is absolutely zero correlation.

    Answer by krisr169 at 9:36 AM on Apr. 18, 2009

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