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weight loss

im due november 19 which makes me 15 weeks. I found out I was pregnant at 5 weeks, at that time I weighed 174. today I weigh 162. anyone have this happen to them as well? ive thrown up like 3 times total, def. not 12 lbs worth. . .
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1947316 tn?1337304530
With my oldest son- 11 years ago I lost 16pounds in the beginning of my pregnancy. With my 14 month old I only gained 7 pounds the whole pregnancy. I am 34weeks6days with my 3rd...I just had my checkup today and have lost 3 pounds! When I had only gained 2 to begin with. I am a bigger girl and knew from my last pregnancy that it is ok to not gain much but today kinda threw me. I asked the doctor if everything is ok and she said yes, as long as the baby is still growing on track they dont worry about how much weight you gain or lose, if you have a little extra weight on your body...the baby will take what it needs. She said just make sure if I cant eat much to make sure I eat the right kind of foods and to keep taking my prenatals.

You just might be one of the lucky ones that leaves the hospital smaller than you started your pregnancy. Lol
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With both of my children I lost weight. It was like I lost weight everywhere but my belly, but both my babies were healthy as could be. I call it my pregnancy diet lol I don't recommend using it all the time though... ;)
1330108 tn?1333680904
Depending upon your BMI it is sometimes recommended to loose weight during pregnancy. As long as your dr is okay with the weight loss that's all that matters
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I've lost 30 lbs so far with this pregnancy. Its pretty normal to lose weight because of your change in diet and a variety of other things. As long as your baby is growing appropriately then everything should be okay.
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thanks girls. yeah im not exactly thinn lol I dont mind losing weight as long as my baby is healthy still. :)
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im due in 2 days and am still -6 lbs from my pre pregnancy weight ... im just hoping its as easy to loose the weight after I have him
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