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am i underweight?

i am 5 months pregnant and only have gained 11 pounds, is that normal??

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Momy2be954

Asked by Momy2be954 at 1:14 PM on Oct. 17, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • yes it is normal some women gain nothing
    iloveyall2008

    Answer by iloveyall2008 at 1:14 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • What did you start at? If you started at a normal weight then it's fine
    AshJoe05

    Answer by AshJoe05 at 1:15 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • Actually YOU have lost weight while your baby has gained the exact amount you lost. After s/he is born you will weigh less. It's not bad unless you were extremely underweight before you got pregnant.
    pagan_mama

    Answer by pagan_mama at 1:17 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • i started at 119 and now weigh 134
    Momy2be954

    Answer by Momy2be954 at 1:24 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • yep :) you'll gain more in the last trimester as baby plumps up.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:32 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • your fine and if your dr isnt worried then you shouldnt be either .. good luck
    iloveyall2008

    Answer by iloveyall2008 at 1:33 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

  • That's perfectly fine. I only gained 16 pounds throughout the whole deal. I was back to my pre-pregnancy weight 4 days after delivering my son, and now that he's almost 9 months old, I weigh about 15 pounds less than I did pre-pregnancy. As long as you're eating healthy and your doctor says that the baby seems healthy, you're good to go! congrats on the little one! Do you know yet what you're having?
    heather.huckaby

    Answer by heather.huckaby at 1:34 PM on Oct. 17, 2008

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