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How much weight did you gain during your pregnancy?

I gained 55lbs, but I have lost all but 10 of it. I had an emergency c-section, so on top of all the weight and swelling, they had pumped me full of fluid. My pics in the hospital are like WHOA!!! I look like a big swollen monster. I lost the first 35 in 3 weeks . . . I had forgotten my feet had bones in them . . . . lol.


Asked by BridgetC140 at 2:16 PM on Dec. 29, 2008 in Just for Fun

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  • I gained 60 lbs and can't even look at a picture of myself when I was preg. I'm only 5'1" so I looked awful!!! She was worth it but Wow!

    Answer by ria7 at 2:26 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • right now im 35 weeks measuring 37 weeks and soooo far.. 13 lbs!

    Answer by dared2lovexx at 2:17 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • I gained 43 pounds with mine and within 6 months I've only lost 20 of it. So I'm only half way there, half a year later. Maybe that will mean by the time he is 1 year old I will be all the way there. I sure hope it does.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:22 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • with my youngest, 69 pounds. i lost nearly 2 litres of blood and 30 pounds when he was born, and nothing since.

    Answer by jcsmummy at 2:26 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • Lol! I know the feeling! My ankles were the same size as my calves so I had kankles.It was so nice to be able to not have to wear vans anymore (the only shoe that would fit me) I gained 86lbs with my first and lost all but 35 lbs before I got pregnant again with this one I am 32 weeks. So far gained 20lbs. I am being a lot more cautious of what I eat this time!

    Answer by LovinEveryDay at 2:30 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • i only gained 15 lbs, but i was already 75+ lbs overweight. i lost all of it & an extra 5 lbs. too bad ive got a LONG ways to go but its not from my baby

    Answer by okmanders at 2:32 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • With my oldest I gained 25 lbs and with my second I gained 10 lbs. I actually weigh less now than when I got pregnant with my first!

    Answer by YoungMomtoGirls at 2:32 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • LovingEveryDay . . . I am right there with you . . . when I eventually get prego, I will not have the "I'm pregnant, I can eat whatever I want" attitude! I could only wear flip flops. I was high risk though, so I had some bedrest, because my cervix was down to 2.4cm by 28 weeks . . . a normal cervix measures from 3.5-5cm until the last few weeks. It ended up all being ok though, because of 17-P injections (progesterone) . . . I had contractions from 18 weeks on, my threshold hold was 6-8/hour though, which I rarely hit. If any of you know anyone with this problem (irritable uterus) there is a website called . . it's very helpful. Anyway, I wasn't allowed to exercise, have sex . . nothing, so on top of all the weight, I have no muscle tone anymore . . . I really need to exercise, I used to be super fit, I hate my body now!

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 2:41 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • Well, before I was pregnant I weighed 98 lbs. I gained almost 60 lbs...Lost most of it and was down to 115, not I ballooned back to 145lbs...and NO I am not pregnant LOL..Oh well..I love food :)

    Answer by MaiasMommy619 at 2:50 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • I gained 50 with my first, 35 with my second. OUCH!

    Answer by Pnukey at 2:55 PM on Dec. 29, 2008