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Pregnancy weight gain problems. If starting out overweight and trying to lose weight, what is a guideline?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Easy

Stop all forms of sugar, sweets, soft drinks, especially "diet"drinks.
Eat natural "god made" food and drink only pure water. Obesity in america is in pandemic form because of our appaliing diet. Unfortunately, the food that we need for health is expensive, but it satisfies without "feeling full".

In brief: Easy

Stop all forms of sugar, sweets, soft drinks, especially "diet"drinks.
Eat natural "god made" food and drink only pure water. Obesity in america is in pandemic form because of our appaliing diet. Unfortunately, the food that we need for health is expensive, but it satisfies without "feeling full".
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No weight loss

It is not recommended that you lose weight during pregnancy, even if you are overweight or obese.
Weight gain of 15-25 pounds is recommended for overweight women and 11-20 pounds for obese women.

In brief: No weight loss

It is not recommended that you lose weight during pregnancy, even if you are overweight or obese.
Weight gain of 15-25 pounds is recommended for overweight women and 11-20 pounds for obese women.
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
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