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Am I Too Skinny To Get Pregnant
Slim: Please see a nutritionist to be given a food plan that is appropriate for you. Good fat such as in olive oil and coconut oil is good for you, as are whole eggs, not just the whites. Work out w/some light weights to define your muscles, do some yoga. Celebrate your health. Peace and good health. Stay clean, neat, be a nice guy. This is more attractive than weight. ...Read more
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
I am too skinny, i try to eat more and gain weight but i can't get it. Even I am not feel hungry too. So what i do?
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more
Don't know: Only your doctor can answer that. Don't need to tell you that anorexia takes a serious toll on your body. Pregnancy does as well. The two together are at the very least not good. Moreover, you may be like most anorexics who have stopped having periods. If so, you have the added hurdle of overcoming anovulation (failure to ovulate) before you can even get pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try: Basically, have regular, unprotected sex and try. Now if there is something in your medical history that makes you worried about infertility, you could see a fertility specialist and get some basic tests done. But those tests can be misleading if you have never tried to become pregnant in the first place. ...Read more
I am thin and I do not get fat whether I eat more. What should I do to gain weight? I am underweight.
Check up with MD: if lab tests all okay eat frequent smaller d meals throughout day and be sure caloric intake exceeds what you burn that day ...Read more
Healthy diet: Sources of iron - egg yolks, molasses, raisin bran, raisins, prunes, dried apricots, figs, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans, lentils, split green peas, enriched cereals, enriched macaroni, spinach, greens, broccoli, lima beans, avocado. Cook in a cast iron pan. The following foods can help your body absorb iron better: orange, cantaloupe, strawberries, grapefruit, broccoli, brussels sprouts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 25 years old female.I am a too short 4'10 so I am pregnant .I want to my baby will more highty .Plz what can I do now?
I want to get pregnant I always been having regular periods but I feel im not ovulating. No matter how much we try I can't get pregnant.?
Late sex: Many women have longer cycles which means they ovulate later. This does not interfere with fertility. It simply means that the most fertile time is later. If the interval from ovulation to the start of your period is short however that can mean a luteal phase defect which can cause fertility problems. This is very treatable. See your doctor to look into this. ...Read more
How do I start eating healthy I try so hard but I can't I feel like I am so overweight for a teenage girl?
One step at a time: set a reasonable goal--weight loss of 1/2 lb per week and plan your meals ahead.have 3 meals and 3 snacks--50% complex carbs,30 % protein and 20%good fats.make sure you chart your intake.use a programe like my fitness pal if you have access to a computer which i guess you do--it is free. ...Read more
May 7, 2014: If you are 9 weeks pregnant, then your estimated date of conception (when you got pregnant) would be May 7th. That would give you a due date of Jan 27, 2015. If you have not already seen your OB provider, you should schedule a visit. Congrats on your pregnancy and best wishes! ...Read more
300 calories: In general, 300 additional daily calories are all that is needed to ensure adequate fetal growth and optimal nutrition for mother and baby. Women who enter pregnancy significantly underweight may need to eat additional calories to compensate for their pre-pregnancy health status. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
I want to gain weight since I am very thin. What should I eat to get proteins? I am vegetarian. Thanks in advance!
Nuts, eggs, cheese..: The best protein sources for vegetarians are nuts & seeds, eggs & cheese. Beans are good too but you'll gain weight easier with the others due to their fats. I advise the eggs & cheese be organic to avoid their being from animals fed gmo corn & soy. Avocados are also a good food for weight gain and potatoes may help too. ...Read more
You don't: Pregnancy is not the time to be on a weight-loss regimen. The wisest thing you can do is maintain activity, eat healthily, and try to limit your weight gain with the baby. Talk to your OB about your concerns. But please do not go on a weight loss diet when pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am fat and i stopped getting my period. If i lose weight, would i be able to get my period again?
I am very thin. I eat a lot , but i am still thin. I want to become healthy ! How can i become healthy ?
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