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Should a woman with a normal body mass index (bmi) before pregnancy should gain 11 to 20 pounds during pregnancy.?
Weight Gain: the Institutes of Medicine say that a woman with a normal BMI before pregnancy is recommended to gain 25-35 pounds during pregnancy. Many physicains believe that the weight gain targets are too high, however. It is always best to discuss personal targets with the individual doctor taking care of the patient. ...Read more
Body mass index is also known as BMI. Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement based on a person's height and weight, to decide if a person is too heavy or too light for his height. The index is a number that can be in the underweight range, normal range, overweight range, or obese range. Children use different number ranges than adults do, ...Read more
If you're a healthy BMI when you get pregnant but gain pregnancy weight and it causes your BMI to be in the overweight randge, is that unhealthy?
It depends/unlikely,: This depends on how much weight is gained during pregnancy. The average woman is expected to gain about 25 pounds during pregnancy and would likely still be overweight after it. So it's normal to be overweight in pregnancy. However, if the BMI was high normal before pregnancy it might be smart to have a diet and exercise program after the pregnancy. Best of luck. ...Read more
Is it safe to use the withings scale during pregnancy? Measures BMI throught infared (i think) http://www.Withings.Com/en/bodyscale
Yes: All the scales i know of that measure body fat do so by a priciple of electrical impedance. You usually have your feet on a "pad" that is metallic and a very small electrical current is sent from one pad to the other. Since electricity travels at different speeds through water, fat, bone and muscle it can calculate what percentage is fat. Totally harmless (except for the result!). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 17 1/2 weeks pregnant, my BMI is 35, can I use 'slimfast' products for food replacements during my pregnancy?
I have a BMI of 36 . I'm 24 years old and I already getting really bad back ache is this due to my weight or my pregnancy I'm 13 weeks today ?
Both, back muscle: load/strain with associated internal ischemia & pain induced spasms. Study: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/1523751, https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/1467559, https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/1366830, https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/1487857, https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/1525187, http://goo.gl/3w4uD2, http://goo.gl/02iz6i & http://goo.gl/2ZwxtW ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Am about 6 weeks pregnant and my BMI is about 31 ..Could that affect my pregnancy and the health of my baby or increase the chance of any miscarriage?
Possibly: But you should not attempt weight loss during pregnancy. Wait until your pregnancy has concluded. Make sure you're eating a healthy diet and getting daily exercise. Also, make sure you're tested for gestational diabetes, and if the tests are positive, discuss potential treatments with your ob. ...Read more
If someone has a bmi of 29-30 and takes a home pregnancy test 1 week after missed period (early detection test) can their overweight affect negative?
Age 29 w/ Pcos, bmi 27.1, doctor gave 500mg metformin 24hr pills to help w/ my goal to loose weight and Yaz to prevent pregnancy, is this combo good?
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
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