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Normal weight gain?

This is my 2nd pregnancy. Very complicated pregnancy with my 1st. I ended up on bed rest and gained around 36lbs and only delivered a (premature) 4lb baby!! How much have you ladies gained so far? What about with past pregnancies?
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My 1st pregnancy I gained 35lbs. This pregnancy I have gained 8lbs so far. I'm 24wks now.
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I'm overweight (5" 4' 205lb) so with my first they said I shouldn't gain more than 20lb. I gained 23lb but lost it all within the first 10 days post partum. Baby was 8lb 9oz. This time around I'm 15 weeks and only gained 4lb so far. No morning sickness with either of them.
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I gained about 40 pounds last pregnancy.  I am 18 weeks now and i have lost 29 pounds due to unrelated health issues.  My doctors arent concerned ad i have had to change my diet drastically.   I think weight gain can really vary. Some people only gain 5 to 10 pounds and most of that is baby! As long as your doctor isnt concerned you are fine.  Good luck!
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gained 60 with my first
55 with my second and
currently 9 days away from due date now with a 36 pound weight gain(all boys)
i weigh 151 right now...this app says im over weight but i think it's full of **** cause I'm all belly
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With my first I gained about 9lbs...he was 5lbs3oz...with my second I gained about 20 and he was 6lbs10oz...with this I started somewhat over weight I'm 5'3 160...I'm almost 29 weeks and weight is 167 so iv gained 7lbs...my doctor was concerned at first but hasn't told me anything anymore...my baby is growing fine...if your doctor isn't worried then your fine...best wishes:-)
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Thanks ladies! I'm very nauseous and exhausted so I'm not doing much. Just don't want to gain too much!
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