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I'm almost 9 months pregnant and only gained 5lbs. Is it possible for you not to gain weight at all and the weight you did Gain all belong baby?
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It's possible, but a full term baby usually weighs around 7-8lbs, your placenta weighs about 3lbs and your additional blood weighs a load too, so a total gain of 5lb is definitely low.  Having said that, if you were overweight to start with, you may have lost weight whilst baby gained.  I assume you've been having regular check ups and the baby is measuring normally.
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Yeah I go every two weeks now,  this is my third pregnancy,  and everything is always fine this is just a little different for me,  my first child I gained 100, my second 30and this one only 5. I'm tall as well bit my present pregnancy weight was 190 and I'm 5'10 but I guess like the say all pregnancy is different I'm healthy though
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With my first I gained only 7lbs... Currently pregnant with #2 26wks and have gained about 8 lbs, loss 3 at last appt... So 6lbs now... Baby is healthy and measuring right on target... So yes I say it's normal... I am healthy and baby weighed 6 lbs 12 oz... So no worries, Congrats... I pray for a safe healthy delivery for you and baby...
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