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weight gain

So I'm around 23 weeks and gained like 29 pounds.  People are telling me they gained 35 from start to finish. Am I gaining too fast? Doctors haven't said anything I started out at 96 pounds and now 125. Plus I'm swelled up like a pumpkin!!! :(
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I would say that's a lot to gain at what you are. Ideal weight is 25 to 30 pounds. But you were very thin to begin with so I think you are just fine! Your body needs fat for energy for your growing baby with my last son I started at 118 and when I finally had him I was 142. This pregnancy I'm 15w and I've gained 4lbs so far
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No!!! That's so healthy. You started out 95 pounds!!! Underweight people are supposed to gain 40-50
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I started at 112 I'm 30 weeks now And I weigh 148. I asked my Dr if I gained to fast and he told me I needed the weight for myself and the baby and to not worry.
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Well that's a relief.  I had a hard time gaining weight before being pregnant I Guess my metabolism is too high. Hopefully I don't stay this way though lol. I'm not sure my legs are meant for this ha ha.
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