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350 Lbs And Pregnant
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
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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
I am a 22 year old female am 138 lbs and ave been trying to get g
Pregnant for a couple of months now and it just won't work and I don't know what's t?
Timing: Timing sexual intercourse with ovulation can improve the chances of conceiving, Basal body temperature and in home ovulation kits can help. Failure to conceive after 6 months of appropriately timed intercourse may be a sign of problems. You should see your physician if that occurs. ...Read more
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!
I'm 5'9 165 lbs my normal weight has always been 135lbs i neva had a problem getting pregnant b4. I'm having trouble now can my weight be the issue?
Probably not: Increase in body mass index and weight does not usually affect fertility, although there are some hormonal issues that occur and may be associated with weight gain. A fertility specialist can help decide if these issues are at play. Normal time to achieve pregnancy in "normal" couples is 8-15 months. ...Read more
I am 8 weeks and 5 days pregnant with every symptom in the book. This is my third. I'm not showing yet. Is this normal. I've gained 12 lbs already. ?
Absolutely normal: Hi Alexandrea, Yes all that you describe is very normal. Every pregnancy is different. Though you are an experienced mom, there are plenty of symptoms to newly discover. The pregnant uterus does not rise out of the pelvis until the 12th week so I would not expect you to "show" yet. The 12 lbs. that you have gained are mostly water weight. A normal response to the hormones of early pregnancy. ...Read more
Is your second child usually bigger than your first? My first child was 5 lbs 10 oz a boy now pregnant with my second a girl and I feel much bigger?
Sometimes: While statistically 2nd babies get larger with each pregnancy, it depends on your medical condition and the pregnancy. If the first pregnancy was small (as in your case) and this is due to a medical condition such as high blood pressure or prematurity, this condition can recurr with future pregnancies and result in even smaller babies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been eating healthy and increasing exercise but still gained weight, 15 lbs in 2 weeks. Could I be pregnant and what are the signs?
You could: It is possible that you are pregnant but there are other causes of weight gain as well, like thyroid disease. Other pregnancy signs are fatigue, breast soreness, nausea and not getting your period. Either way, you should see your doctor about that much weight gain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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