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Is weight gained while pregnant more and more with next pregnancies?
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Dr. Johnnie Ham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Maybe
Weight gain is composed of three compartments in pregnancy: the baby and fluid; water retention; and fat.
Generally, babies are bigger with subsequent pregnancies, so a little goes to the baby. If there are some biochemical or hormone issues, more water retention is possible. But fat is fat, and its 1 pound for every 3500 calories beyond what you need. So keep calories controlled.

In brief: Maybe
Weight gain is composed of three compartments in pregnancy: the baby and fluid; water retention; and fat.
Generally, babies are bigger with subsequent pregnancies, so a little goes to the baby. If there are some biochemical or hormone issues, more water retention is possible. But fat is fat, and its 1 pound for every 3500 calories beyond what you need. So keep calories controlled.
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