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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
~3,000 Kcal.: Most pregnant women should do fine on a 2, 500-3, 000 kcal diet, depending on number of fetuses, maternal activity and weight/height.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Track weight: Calculation of caloric expenditure is only an approximation. Weighting yourself under similar conditions every day may be more reliable. For example i ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It depends on the: desired rate of loss. Bottom line is that there are about 3,500 calories per pound. It you eat far too few calories - it will actually cause your meta ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Goals ? : What are your goals? If you are working on weight loss then this is probably an accurate calculation. That app is really good.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
300 Kcal more.: Only 300 kcals more in comparison to women pregnant with singleton fetus are needed for women carrying twins (i.e. 600 kcals more than non-pregnant wo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
At least 2300: A good rule is to start at about 2300 calories in the first trimester, 2500 in your second trimester, and 2600 in your third trimester.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Coleman
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
About 2000: The recommendations range from 1500 to 2500 calories, depending on your activity level and weight (or bmi) as you start into pregnancy. You can actual ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ummmm..: Uh, oh, this question sounds like a disaster waiting to happen. Whenever, one asks a question in this manner, it brings up concerns about the possibil ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
About 300 more: During pregnancy women need about 300 more calories a day more than what they usually take in. Of course, in the first trimester you probably need a ... Read More

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