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how much weight is too much to gain in a month

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alysia Townsend
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends: In the 1st trimester it is common to gain no weight or even lose, typically in the first 3 months weight gain is limited to 10 lbs or less. In the se ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Matter of debate: The old "gain 25-35 lbs" speech really has no basis in fact. Women who are very skinny can stand to gain wait, whereas women who are notably overweigh ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Get yourself: Checked for hormonal imbalance that could contribute to the irregularity of your menstrual periods. Being overweight can stimulate overproduction of e ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Slow and Steady.: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk car ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Supplement diet: You may want to work with a nutritionist to see why your present diet is not keeping up with your needs. They are often found at hospitals as part of ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
Many psychotropic: meds have weight gain as a side effect. Discuss this with your MD. There are other choices, potentially, depending upon your sx's and other meds y ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Can be done: If a person eats 500 daily calories LESS, than she has been eating to maintain her stable but undesired weight in the recent past, and if she continue ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
A : A 30 lb weight gain in a 5 month period is cause for concern - especially if her diet is unhealthy. A healthy weight gain for someone her size/age try ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Some women: Can have light bleeding or spotting during pregnancy, but it is not normal menses. If you're concerned, do a hpt. Also, if you didn't have unprotected ... Read More
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