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How much weight have you gained?

I am 24 weeks now and Dr told me I have gained 20 lbs....thats a lot isnt it???

I dont FEEL like I have gained that much.

I am worried.

 
mom2twobabes

Asked by mom2twobabes at 11:27 AM on Oct. 18, 2010 in Pregnancy

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Answers (13)
  • I gained 36 pounds during my pregnancy. Everyone gains a different amount based on height, previous weight, morning sickeness, etc. I wouldn't worry about your weight gain unless your doctor shows some concern. Just focus on eating healthy and exercising.
    Britters_37

    Answer by Britters_37 at 11:32 AM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • It's not alot, chill out. I'm not going to say what, but I gained way more than that.
    Shanna84

    Answer by Shanna84 at 11:30 AM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • With my first I gained 11lbs (he was only 3lbs at birth), and my second I gained 25 lbs and he was born at 23 weeks. I think your weight is ok depending on what your starting weight was.
    saysha100687

    Answer by saysha100687 at 11:31 AM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • During my first pregnancy I gained 42 pounds total. I lost it all by 8 months. With my son I gained a total of 56 pounds, and I have all but 12 gone already at 2 months postpartum. It doesn't matter how much you gain as long as it is gained eating healthy food. I was on a high-protein diet with my son, and that's why I gained so much (it also grew a 10 pound baby lol). It worked, though, both of us were totally healthy and he was born without any problems.

    I think women worry too much about it. Just let yourself be pregnant and enjoy it and worry about weight AFTER the baby is born. It really does just melt off if you eat healthy and exercise.
    Ati_13

    Answer by Ati_13 at 11:33 AM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • Im on my 2nd, due any time now. I gained almost 40 punds.
    ness_033

    Answer by ness_033 at 11:35 AM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • I am pregnant with my third, and I have gained 15 pounds so far (35 weeks pregnant)
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 11:41 AM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • the best thing about being pregnant is your aloud to gain weight, remeber its baby, very beautiful thing! i gained 50 with both my others and im to early in this one to say how much.
    Good luck dont let it bother you
    stacy4

    Answer by stacy4 at 11:48 AM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • With my first I gained 26 lbs and with this one so far I have lost 8lbs
    DeegansMomma08

    Answer by DeegansMomma08 at 12:14 PM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • I've gained 10lbs and I'm only 8 weeks. I gained 60lbs with my son and I'll probably end up being a porker with this baby to, lol. There is NO need to worry about weight gain unless you weren't gaining enough.
    worriedmommy600

    Answer by worriedmommy600 at 12:37 PM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • lol u are fine every women is different! i gained 60 with my first but i ate everything and i didnt watch wat i ate! next time i will try to be more healthy but baby is great! she was 9 pounds at birth so i like to think most of it was her and water weight!! lol!
    Caroline2010

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 1:09 PM on Oct. 18, 2010