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Pregnancy weight gain

I am 26 weeks pregnant with my 6th baby. I'm 28yrs old, 5ft 2. My
PrePregnacy weight was 158lbs. I have only gained about 2lbs. Last
Weeks ultrasound showed the baby is about 2lbs and healthy but
I'm conserned about my weight. Is it ok not to gain weight? Am I doing
Something wrong?
9 Responses
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They say if you are already over weight then not to worry if you don't seem to gain much. I am also 5'2, I gained 80lbs with my first and with my second I've gained 46lbs so far with 2 weeks to go. My prepregnancy weight was 122 with the first and 134 with the second. Every pregnancy is different and if your drs arnt concerned then I wouldn't worry about it.
4387114 tn?1355864612
I've lost a pound since getting pregnant and my doc doesn't seem concerned either, so I'm not going to stress. I'm 29 weeks, no morning sickness at all, so no clue why the loss (it was 7 pounds lost at one point). As long as baby's growing, I wouldn't worry about it.
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Ya I'm the past 4 weeks I lost 4 pounds hubby wasn't happy but Dr was just fine with it. Heart beat was great and fundal height measured fine.
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I just turned 29 and am 23 weeks 4 days with our 6th baby/7th pregnancy. I have 2 girls and 4 boys.... I'm 5'4 and went from 165 to 188 by 18 weeks..... But now I've been at a standstill and haven't gained any weight..... Ive always gained my weight at the very beginning of pregnancy..... As long as the baby is healthy I wouldn't worry. Did the doctors seem at all concerned about you not gaining weight?
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No. The doctor hasn't said anything at all about it.
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Then you should be just fine! :o)
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When I was pregnant I was 149 pounds, 5'2. I got HG and wasn't able to EVER gain weight while pregnant, not could I eat almost anything. When I gave birth I was down to 120. As long as baby grows and you're not doing anything like starving yourself intentionally it should be perfectly fine.
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As long as the baby is growing you are fine.  If you are taking in proper nutrition, you have nothing to worry about.  I never start gaining until 3rd trimester which is fine because I am overweight to start with.  Congrats on being 26 weeks....I am too!!!!  Looks like 3rd trimester is just around the bend!
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Ive noticed that my baby has found a feed me button at 11 wks :p im 13 now i started getting little headaches if i got busy and forgot to eat a snack or was in town and couldn't really get to anything but once i ate the headaches usually went away no prob :)
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