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How do I stop myself from gaining too many lbs while pregnant?

How do I stop myself from gaining too many lbs while pregnant?

Have a healthy diet: To prevent excessive weight gain during pregnancy, consume a healthy diet. You should eat a variety of foods from all of the food groups. Have 3 well rounded meals and 2 healthy snacks daily. Drink plenty of water. Stay active! ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it weird for a non-pregnant female to gain almost 18 lbs between April 2015 and December 2015, without significant change in diet?

Is it weird for a non-pregnant female to gain almost 18 lbs between April 2015 and December 2015, without significant change in diet?

Weight gain: Weight gain is due to calories in versus calories burned but also other endocrine factors, stress, medications. You are getting older. Time to evaluate everything in your diet and live a healthy life. Go to your physician and get a full physical. Evaluate alcohol intake, sodium intake. Most importantly, stay moving, establish good cardiovascular exercise habits.http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/edu ...Read more

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Is it possible to gain 7 lbs weight in first month of pregnancy?

Is it possible to gain 7 lbs weight in first month of pregnancy?

Yes: Often pregnant women are eating frequently to "feed" the nausea symptoms. Good diet choices can help to minimze this. ...Read more

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Im nine weeks pregnant and have lost 12 lbs in four weeks is that ok?

Im nine weeks pregnant and have lost 12 lbs in four weeks is that ok?

No: Weight loss associated with nausea and vomiting is common. 12 lbs is more than the usual. Please see you OB for further evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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Can size and weight determine fertility? I'm 4'11 & 94 lbs and have been trying to get pregnant for a while but can't seem to :/

Can size and weight determine fertility? I'm 4'11 & 94 lbs and have been trying to get pregnant for a while but can't seem to :/

Thin is okay: Your BMI is 19.0 which is definitely on the thin side but that alone should not prevent you from conceiving. Some women who exercise frequently (especially long distance running) will stop ovulating. In those cases, reduction in exercise is advised. Conversely, women who gain weight and become obese (BMI > 30) can also stop ovulating. If your cycles are regular, then your small size is okay. ...Read more

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What are some fast ways to get pregnant? I'm still in highschool. I weigh approximately 117 lbs. I'm 5'3". Thank you for your time!

What are some fast ways to get pregnant? I'm still in highschool. I weigh approximately 117 lbs. I'm 5'3". Thank you for your time!

Pregnancy test: The fastest, most private way is to purchase a home pregnancy test. They are positive at about the time that you'd be 1 week late. They're accurate, reliable and valid. ...Read more

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I took phintermine 2 years ago and lost 80 lbs but got pregnant and gained my weight back. Considering taking it again should I reconsider?

I took phintermine 2 years ago and lost 80 lbs but got pregnant and gained my weight back. Considering taking it again should I reconsider?

What about doing: it naturally ? Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more