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A 37-year-old member asked:

is it safe to lose weight from vomiting in 1st trimester?

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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Depends: I always tell my patients that worry about things you have control over. You don't have control over your weight loss if it is from vomiting so just do your best to avoid triggers that cause this. I had a patient that lost 35 lbs and then when the vomiting stopped, she gained that back and another 50 lbs and had a healthy baby. I hope this helps you in some small way!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Never.: Bulemia is never an appropriate way to lose weight, particularly during pregnacy!

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