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How much weight did you gain (if you don't mind me asking) during your first pregnancy?

I'm really shooting to only gain 25 lbs. I'm 15 weeks & haven't gained at all. I am a bit overweight & was losing before I got pregnant. Still working out, although I'm now doing lighter cardio and some yoga, rather than pilates. I'm just worried, 'cause I can't stop being hungry!!! I am eating extremely well - no junk or fast food, but I can't just eat one breakfast...I'll eat some oatmeal, then an hour or two later have to make an egg. My friends who have had babies are telling me that I'm crazy for thinking I'll only gain 25, but I worked so hard before this pregnancy to lose, I don't think I can handle gaining a bunch of weight!!! Is what I'm trying to do possible???

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Asked by Wheepingchree at 10:17 AM on May. 27, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • 36lbs.

    Answer by momoflilangel at 10:18 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • 30lbs.

    Answer by toriandgrace at 10:20 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • 33lbs. Eat all you want, but just make the food healthy and it will help a lot. Eat a big breakfast. They say if you don't eat a filling, nutritious breakfast, you'll be hungrier faster. Add protein to your meals. Protein curbs appetite.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:20 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • I was overweight as well, I lost about 7 pounds in the beginning and then gained that back plus another 20 pounds. For me, about 2 weeks after I had the baby all of the weight had just fallen off and I was back to what I was when I got pregnant. The last thing you think about is feeding yourself x.x My mom had to keep reminding me to get something to eat.

    Answer by SandraB383 at 10:24 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • 20 pounds 1 prego
    50 pounds 5 prego

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:25 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • frown mini65 pounds.....  I was underweight when I got pregnant and my dr said my body was compensating for it.



    Answer by ajguinn at 10:25 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • I gained 20lbs in the first 6 weeks of being pregnate. As of now Im losing, only because that weight gain wasnt healthy.

    Answer by Sunnysmileyme at 10:26 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • I weighed 105 lbs when I got pregnant.. and gained around 50 lbs. It was pretty much all belly though too.

    Answer by amy31308 at 10:27 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • let me change that.. it was all belly and all butt hahah :)

    Answer by amy31308 at 10:28 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • from 115 to 150 and now 97lbs. I'm 4'11" TAE BO WORKS!

    Answer by KRISTAL_WILDER at 10:38 AM on May. 27, 2009

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