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Do overweight women begin to show their baby bump in pregnancy sooner?

Do overweight women begin to show their baby bump in pregnancy sooner?

No: Overweight or obese women do not need to gain as much weight during pregnancy as a woman of normal weight and therefore may not show ( baby bump) as soon. ...Read more

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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more


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Can you really be pregnant if you are overweight?

Can you really be pregnant if you are overweight?

YES: Being overweight is the result of too much food intake and or too little exercise. Getting pregnant comes from sexual intercourse. The two are not mutually exclusive. You can be both! ...Read more

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What can I do to come out pregnant if I have an overweight problem.?

What can I do to come out pregnant if I have an overweight problem.?

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 more

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What to do if I'm a little overweight and I'm trying to get pregnant, why can't I?

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

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I am really overweight and now pregnant, how can I not gain weight again while pregnant.

I am really overweight and now pregnant,  how can I not gain weight  again while pregnant.

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

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29 years old and overweight for few years can't get pregnant and don't know what is going on?

PCOS?: It is important to check your male hormone levels (testosterone and dhea). If these are elevated, you may have polycystic ovary syndrome. A pelvic ultrasound may help with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm overweight and have a wife who is overweight and is pregnant. What are our best options?

Plant based diet: You are overweight and obese if your body mass index(bmi) 29 and above. Eating plant based food for both of you is ideal and very safe indeed for your pregnant mate. ...Read more

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How does being overweight affect pregnancy?

Weight and pregnanct: May contirbute to increase birth weight of the baby, gestational diabetes and hypertension. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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