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08 Mar 2004

How much weight?
Hi
I am now 22 weeks pregnant. So far i have only picked up 2 kg. My dr said that I should gain 2 kg a month from 16 weeks ( so I am short 3 kg -at the moment)
I was really overweight before I fell pregnant.

I do not want to pick up to much weight as I struggled with my previous pregnancy to lose the weight.

What is the least amount that I can safely gain?
I do not eat any junk food-only veggies, meat and fruit and lots of water. And I eat like a pig.............
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

{People who start off the pregnancy overweight tend to gain less weight during the pregnancy. As long as the fetus is growing normally. the amount of weight gain is not that important.

Best wishes
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