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If Your Overweight Will You Show When Pregnant
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
Losing weight helps: Besides some of the general health benefits of wt loss, this may directly affect your fertility. Excess wt carries excess hormones that can interfere with the body's normal hormonal function and prevent you from ovulating. If you can't ovulate, you can't get pregnant. Even sometimes as little as 10 less lbs can make the difference. Talk to an ob/gyn to see if other testing is recommended too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why can't you what?: Lose weight? Get pregnant? See that you are 39 years old. As we age - getting pregnant may not be as simple. If you are just mildly overweight - then this might not be major factor for you. If you have been unsuccessful over at least a 6 months period (due to your age)to become pregnant - consider consulting with a fertility specialist. Take care. ...Read more
HFLC, Quantity ; Ex: Lfhc diet, long promoted by many in the medical industry, drives obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure ; cancer. Go hflc, of natural origin, instead. Eg. Lard, bacon, butter, whole milk, animal fats, moderate protein, above gnd veggies (not corn) ; wipe out carbs, including fruits. Quantity, activity/exercise. Muscle mass (build it) also big issues, including thyroid function, etc. Study nusi. Org. ...Read more
8.5 months pregnant and I really do not feel my baby move a lot. But it does moves just not as much? Is it because im overweight? Or?
Being pregnant: This is normal. There is very little room left in your pelvis for the baby to move. ...Read more
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Possibly: Obesity is a factor in infertility, meaning that having a high BMI can make it hard to get pregnant. Talk w/ your primary care provider about how to manage your weight before getting pregnant because we don't want you to lose weight during a pregnancy. Be sure you eat lots of vegetables, fruits & healthy fats (nuts, seeds, avocado, olive oil, salmon, etc) and protein. Take a brisk walk daily! ...Read more
Obese and pregnant: The best way to lose weight is to give up sugar first. You can also reduce the amount of carbohydrayes you eat which include: bread, potatoes, pasta, cereal, and rice. Mild to moderate exercise every day or every other day; must start slowly and increase gradually. May also reduce the amount of food you eat but check with your obstetrics doctor first. ...Read more
Not good for baby: Even women who are very overweight should not lose weight while pregnant. You will probably be advised to gain less than a woman who is not overweight. But you need to talk to your doctor to find out how much you need to gain and, even more important, how to eat right while you're pregnant and after the baby is born. It would be helpful to talk to a dietitian as well. ...Read more
If my cycle can last up to 35 days, and I'm overweight, will it be harder for me to get pregnant?
It might be harder: It may be more difficult to get pregnant if your cycle length is 35 days or longer due sporadic ovulation and obesity suppression of the same. Start now and find out if you have a medical mitigating cause for the obesity such as PCOS or Diabetes and take action to remedy the condition by MD medication, proper diet and exercise to lose the excess pounds. Once done ovulation frequency may improve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I improve my outlook when it comes to feeling overweight and unattractive during pregnancy?
Lovely: I'm a man and I want to say that pregnancy is a beautiful & very brief moment in your life that will be over and gone forever before you know it and that pregnant women are especially attractive in a most special way. In another vein, tho you can't get skinny, you can feel fit: work out daily; join a pregnancy workout class and network with other moms-to-be. Buy some new, sweet, maternity clothes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I am overweight and pregnant should I be trying to get to a healthier weight during my pregnancy?
I'm 16 and I'm having pregnancy symptoms but I'm overweight and I don't know if I'm pregnant or just unhealthy.?
? Unprotected sex: Not sure what all your symptoms are.? nausea, fatigue, back pain? Most often these are NOT caused by pregnancy. Of course, the most important change is missing your period & realizing you had unprotected sex during the time you may have ovulated. If you have missed your period, check a home pregnancy test. Practice reliable contraception & try to eat healthier and exercise. Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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