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Do you think losing weight helped you to get pregnant?

how soon did you get pregnant and how many pounds did you lose. i think this may be my issue. well, i'm not sure but i'm kinda at my wits end here. i'm probably about 20 lbs over what i "should be"....so i guess i need to try harder at losing. before trying so hard for a baby..blah..maybe while i'm achieving a weight loss goal i'll get a nice lil unexpected suprise..who knows.

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shay1130

Asked by shay1130 at 12:06 PM on Apr. 12, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • YES, I lost 70lbs and as soon as I hit my target weight we tried.. BAM pregnant this is after trying for 5 years :-(
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:06 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • Yes...with my 3rd baby. I got pregnant our very first time without a condom. The Dr said my 25 lb weight loss probably jump started my egg release :)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:07 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I know Dr's say it is very difficult to get preggo if your obese, but Iv also seen really heavy women have no trouble getting preggo. So who really knows? How you get your wish soon.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 12:07 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • i know..i've seen extremely over weight women have children. my SIL is OBESE! She is a fertile mertile. i guess maybe cuz ive always been pretty fit could be a reason. My weight just seemed to climb sinse i got on that depo but i've been off for over 2 years now and havent been able to lose any at all!
    shay1130

    Comment by shay1130 (original poster) at 12:11 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • thanks for the answers..this will def get me motivated to get my ass in gear!!
    shay1130

    Comment by shay1130 (original poster) at 12:15 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • I lost 12 lbs right before I found out I was pregnant with my 4th. We weren't trying to get pregnant, but we weren't trying not to either.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 4:06 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

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