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Obese and Pregnant

I'm 6ft and my current weight at 37 weeks is 414...anyone else consider obese while pregnant? If so are you having any complications?
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I am going thru the same
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I'm a little over weight not bad tho. No complications. I actually lost 12 pounds in my first tri. And all together ive gains 9 pounds. I am 28 weeks pregnant. My doc said because I was a little over weight she thought there were gonna be some complications but she says everything just looks amazing. I'm actually making this plan for after baby is born that I will lose weight and grt healthy before I have another child. Good luck hun.
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I'm obese as well but 5ft even and I'm on my second back to back (c section) healthy pregnancy; however, due to weight, age 32, first time pregnancy and fibroids I was considered high risk with baby #1 and stayed sick with hyperemesis the entire time so I lost 83lbs from all of the vomiting and not being able to eat/keep anything down.  Also, by the time I hit 36 wks I went into premature labor and the ob stopped it so due to a bp that began escalating out of this world I was induced at 38 wksfor a c section  in which I healed perfect and fast with no complications (fibroid blocked birthing canal) . Baby and I were both healthy and she was born 5lbs2oz. In my current pregnancy(#2), I've been healthy but dealing with an entire pregnancy of hyperemesis again and so far I've lost 54lbs and my baby boy is healthy and on track; however, just last week I've began having issues with my bp dropping too low constantly so I'm a hair away from being put on bed (I'll be 34 wks on Thursday) which i pray doesnt happen because I have a demanding lil baby girl to deal with too. Nonetheless,  despite these horrible normal pregnancy symptoms baby and I are still healthy and thankful to God for always taking great care of us and giving me a great hubby that waits on us hand and foot when he gets off of work.

I wish you the best in your pregnancy and a super congrats to you. If you ever need any advice, have questions or just want to communicate with someone who understands "our life as super sized mommies " please feel free to contact me. Have a great day.
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Im considered obese at 5'4" 268lbs. Im on my second complication free pregnancy, I'll be having a second c-section due to the size of my babies- last one was 9lb6oz. My doctors plan is for me not to gain any weight until the laat few weeks when baby really starts growing and so far so good, 26 weeks no weight gain!
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I'm 6'1'' and I weighed 340 before getting pregnant. I'm 18 weeks and I'm 302. I'm still losing weight. Baby is healthy and so is mom!
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I am considered obese and am 29weeks 3 days and have lost 9lbs so far. Baby is doing great and I have had no complications. My last baby weighed 9lbs at birth and I lost 30lbs during my pregnancy which again there were no complications except initially they saw some issues with his heart,  kidneys, and bowels in the initial ultrasound but subsequent ultrasounds showed he was perfect. My advice is to eat as healthy as you can and just dont "eat for two" as we really do not need to eat much more when pregnant. Just make healthy choices so your baby is getting as adequate nutrition. Good luck momma! Hope you have a smooth pregnancy
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Oops sorry g or a second post but just re read your initial post...just a few more weeks for you. Hope you have a smooth delivery.
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Well I am 27w 2d this is my first pregnancy and y I was 290 before being pregnant and I have gain a lot I can't handle not gain weight I am weighting 351 :( its so overwhelming I even feel depressed girls.. I try dieting and I am high risk pregnancy as well with high blood pressure I try to eat veggies, low carb diet, fruit diet, I could handle any diet no more

Any ideas?!
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Try eating less fruit.  Ferris have a lot of sugar in them.  Iam also obese.  I have had a lot of symptoms but everything seems to be going well so far but I'm only 14 weeks.
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I think what am going thru is anxiety and nervous its my first pregnancy then I have a lot problems with my babies dady any one the same way?!

Anyone going thru the same?
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