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Problem gaining weight

I am 21 weeks pregnant and the total weight i have gained is only 3 kg and that too by so much difficulty as i still have nausea and vomiting and not much appetite. In addition to that i am quite underweight so i should actually be gaining more weight than normal. I just get worried if baby will gain enough weight. I just want to know if anyone had the same experience and ended up having a healthy baby.
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Try not to worry sweetie. You don't have to gain much weight to have a healthy baby? Are you a heavier girl?  I only ask because  when you start out at a higher weight, women often gain very little. When you do eT, make the calories count! Good luck!
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My first pregnancy I didnt gain weight till I was about 6-7 months. And I only gained 12lbs. I was very underweight in the beginning I was losing weight. And my daughter cane out pushing 9lbs and is crazy smart 2yr old.
With this pregnancy Im 34W and I've gained 11lbs , but I say as long as your snacking and drinking water or Powerade / Gatorade you should be fine. If your baby's moving dont stress. You don't have to have big meals, with both my pregnancies I lost my appetite completely and my husband gets mad but what can you do if your not hungry? I will chug liquids all day and snack on Lil things . but dont stress it will be fine. EVERY pregnancy is different AMD EVERYONE is different. If your Dr is not freaking out you shouldn't.
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