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Has anyone else lost weight during pregnancy?

I'm 26 weeks and am still losing although not any big amounts. I have been losing about 1 lb. a month. The doc has decided to send me to a dietician but I have no appetite so what good will that do?!?

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Asked by SweetOrangeMama at 11:19 PM on Jul. 8, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I lost 5 pounds in the first trimester due to hyperemesis. I am 24 weeks now and I have gained 9.

    Answer by Erin814 at 11:21 PM on Jul. 8, 2010

  • i'm 23 weeks and have lost about 10 lbs. no more apetite than normal, no cravings. my doc isnt worried and im not overweight.

    Answer by jennifer588 at 11:22 PM on Jul. 8, 2010

  • Um, I lost up to fourteen weeks with each of them, and then gained ten pounds (back to original weight) within a month.

    Answer by lovinangels at 11:24 PM on Jul. 8, 2010

  • I was overweight my OB said that it was ok, as long as I was eating healthy and not losing too drastically.
    At first I had HORRIBLE morning sickness, but it leveled out.
    With my 1st I lost 40lbs
    my 2nd I lost 30lbs
    and this one i've lost 20lbs.
    I always gain the weight back between ugh!

    Answer by CAGirl4 at 11:25 PM on Jul. 8, 2010

  • I lost 15 pounds while pregnant because I couldn't keep anything down, not even water. My son turned out to be almost 9 pounds and extremely healthy.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 11:26 PM on Jul. 8, 2010

  • I weighed about 200lbs at the beginning of each pregnancy. I lost 15 lbs each time, then I gained the back and about 3-6 before the baby was born. A week after each pregnancy I weighed 20 lbs less then I did at the beginning.

    My doc said not to worry about it because I had weight to lose, but if you are in the skinny range before pregnancy, then it is a worry.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:26 PM on Jul. 8, 2010

  • i didnt really start gaining weight till my last couple weeks im 38 weeks 3 days right now and i have only gain 5 lbs

    Answer by neonangel2188 at 11:26 PM on Jul. 8, 2010

  • With #4 I lost weight the first 5 months, plateaued, then gained a little bit back the last 2 months - midwife wasn't worried, baby was healthy, and 8lb 11oz at birth. With #5 I lost the entire 9 months - roughtly 45lbs total. Again, midwife wasn't concerned, baby was healthy, and 9lb 2oz at birth.

    Answer by 4time-mom at 11:40 PM on Jul. 8, 2010

  • I lost weight with all of mine but since I'm already overweight it's not a real concern.  I joked with my nurses about how I wish I could lose weight like that when I'm not pregnant (because I was eating more than usual but still losing).

    this time I haven't really gained any of it back like the other times.  I was 251 back in April when I was 6 months pregnant.  I'm 38 weeks now and I'm 253lbs.  I've only gained 2lbs in the last 3 months.  In fact I lost a pound between week 36 and 37.  That means I'm (as in me) losing weight because the baby is still gaining.  US at 32 weeks said around 5lbs.  US at 37 weeks said 7lbs.  Yet I haven't gained any weight.  My stomach keeps getting bigger, though, lol.


    Answer by justanotherjen at 12:44 AM on Jul. 9, 2010

  • idk i lost 5 so far im 9 wks

    Answer by Rachelxbby at 1:16 PM on Jul. 9, 2010

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