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19 Apr 2006

pregnancy weight gain
Hi Im 18 weeks pregnant and my stomach seems to be growing by the day. I have put on a lot of weight thus far. More or less 6 kg. How much weight should i have put on thus far and is 6kg not a little too much? I eat very heathy and swim 40 lengths at the virgin active practically every day.
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01 Jan 0001

This is a bit more than usual weight gain. However, weight gain does depend on the size of the baby, the amount of liquor and factors other than what you eat.

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