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If you were around 164 pounds and around 5'4 tall, (which is slightly overweight),and got pregnant, how much did you gain?

I gained 38 pounds with my last pregnancy. Was 145 starting and 183 ending, and am now 164. I don't want to get over 183, and at my weight and height, that means only 20 lbs. Is that good, or even achieveable since I am a little over weight and fairly short? No, I'm not going to diet or anything, I was just asking. All I'm planning on doing is eating healthy and walking a lot.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:34 PM on Jan. 28, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I only gain 19lbs with my last.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:39 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • Your doctor will tell you- usually when over weight they tell you to gain less than the recommended guide lines.
    pinkcicle709

    Answer by pinkcicle709 at 4:49 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • With my first I weighed 172 and gained 17 pounds. With my last I was 201 and gained 14 lbs. I weighed 3 lbs less the day after he was born than I did the day I found out I was pregnant with him.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:52 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • Oh my goodness...you sound just like me and I am soooo worried about the same thing! LOL. I've just been trying to eat healthier food this time around..I think I will die if I hit 200!!!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:53 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • I was 164 at 5'2" and I gained 32lbs.
    RhondaVeggie

    Answer by RhondaVeggie at 4:55 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • I am 5'4" and was about 169 when I got pregnant with my first. First my weight dropped about 10 pounds, and then I went up to 190. A week after I had I weighed myself and was right back at 170.
    SandraB383

    Answer by SandraB383 at 5:21 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • a week after I had her**
    SandraB383

    Answer by SandraB383 at 5:22 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • I'm thirty weeks pregnant right now and I'm 5'5" and my starting weight was 183 lbs, I've gained three pounds so far. With my first I started out at 140 lbs and gained 55 lbs over all. I'm with anon. :53 if I go over 200 lbs I'll probably cry, as it is now i haven't gained more then half pound a month so I don't see that happening but if it does I'll be sad.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:33 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • That;s not slightly overweight for 5'4 that's extremely overweight slighty would be 130lbs
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:38 PM on Jan. 28, 2010

  • Actually, 130 pounds at 5'4 is not overweight at all. I wore a size 9 Jrs. at that weight and my BMI was 22.3. Normal BMI is 18.5-24.9.
    And, no, I don't think I'm extremely overweight. You'd just have to see my frame. I'm big boned with a medium frame and I have muscle tone which makes me weigh more.
    -OP
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:37 PM on Jan. 31, 2010

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