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how much weight did you lose after the baby before leaving the hospital?

With my first I lost 21 lbs after I had him but I had gained almost 60 this time I'm 36 wks and have gained 40 lbs I'm hoping to lose 20 lbs this time too how much do you lose right after baby

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Asked by Kre10 at 2:51 PM on Oct. 4, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • 20lbs. Sadly, I gained it right back once I got my appetite back!

    Answer by jessicarae787 at 2:54 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I'm not 100% sure, but I'm going to say between 15 and 20 pounds. I left the hospital around 220 pounds and I wanna say when I got there I was close to 240 pounds.

    Answer by poptart0325 at 2:54 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • 24lbs, and I gained 28. Since then I've gained another 4lbs, lol!

    Answer by SarahLeeMorgan at 2:54 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • i checked in at 175 and left 48 hrs later at 153. Within a few months I was 107. --- This was with my first born. I'm 35 weeks now with my 2cd and i'm about on that same pace.

    Answer by LovesHerKiddos at 2:55 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • well....... i gained a good bit with my first.... about 65lbs, but lost it all without 2 months. before leaving the hospital, i lost 35lbs. lol. with my second, i lost about 30 (only gained 15lbs. woohoot~) and this one, i lost 20 lbs. i don't know how much i gained.......

    Answer by gracefulsky at 2:56 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • i lost over 30 pounds, my son was 9lb5oz, the placenta was huge and i had lots of water.

    Answer by jcsmummy at 2:57 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • like 7!

    Answer by staciandababy at 2:57 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • I lost all of the weight I gained which was about 40 lbs. I breastfed and that helped A LOT! I was back to my normal weight in a couple of months. I exercised and ate healthy food which isn't too hard because my husband is a vegetarian. If we do decide to have another, I hope I am able to do the same.

    Answer by SweetSmeek at 3:00 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • Oh I'm loving hearing 30 and 40 lbs I hope I can lose a lot I held onto most my weight after my 1st for like 8 mos I will breastfeed and hopefully that will help I could only feed my son for a short time bc I got depressed and couldn't eat and that didn't help me lose weight lol I don't think I'm retaining water id look swollen right? It'd be nice if like 10lb was just water but my wedding rings aren't tight and I can see the bones in my feet lol

    Comment by Kre10 (original poster) at 3:05 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • Like 10 with my first and 20 with my second (she was 10 of it!) lol

    Answer by Kword at 3:06 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

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