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is not gaining no weight during pregnancy bad?

i started out at 124 lbs, now i am 117 lbs and i'm 16 weeks pregnant. the doctor said it is okay because the baby is just taking the fat from me. i eat healthy!

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Asked by EheartsZ07 at 4:34 PM on Aug. 10, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • If your doc says its okay then you should be fine. S/He would know your personal situation better than us

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:39 PM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • I didn't gain any weight until the time between my 16 week appointment and my 20 week appointment. If you're eating healthy and your doctor isn't worried, I wouldn't worry, either.

    Answer by Christina807 at 4:39 PM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • Yes, it can be fine. If you are eating well and baby is growing well there should be nothing to worry about. I lost about 20lbs with my first pregnancy (and that's before I delivered!) and maintained my weight with my second and third and had three healthy babies. Your Dr isn't worried so I wouldn't worry. Good Luck!

    Answer by canadianmom1974 at 4:41 PM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • with my first son i didnt gain any weight until i hit the 6th months mark....and then i gaind it like crazy...seriously.....from 6 months to 8(i had him early) i gained 24 pounds.....5 on month then 7, the youll gain it

    Answer by Mamaof2boys0709 at 4:41 PM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • I only gained 19 pounds. Baby was born full term and healthy.

    Answer by softchick21 at 4:41 PM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • I have only lost so far, too and my doc says I am fine and so is baby. but i started out a bit higher than 124 lol

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 5:37 PM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • i didn't gain until around 15 weeks, then i gained too much. the midwife always said it was fine and normal to not gain at the beginning. your baby is still so small at that point.

    Answer by Stefanie83 at 9:52 PM on Aug. 10, 2009

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