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I am 144lbs and 5'4'' and medium build. I just had a baby, so what is a good weight for me now?

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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
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In brief: 144lbs

You are bordering, but have not crossed the line into, being over weight.
Your bmi (body mass index) is between 24-25. Over weight is defined as a bmi of 25 or more. Exercise. Eat right. Take care of your baby. You will be fine.

In brief: 144lbs

You are bordering, but have not crossed the line into, being over weight.
Your bmi (body mass index) is between 24-25. Over weight is defined as a bmi of 25 or more. Exercise. Eat right. Take care of your baby. You will be fine.
Dr. Bryan Levey
Dr. Bryan Levey
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Desired or realistic

You are fine. A desired BMI at your height would be 135 but the range considered relatively normal is up to 148.
If you hit 156 you would be considered overweight and 176 obese.

In brief: Desired or realistic

You are fine. A desired BMI at your height would be 135 but the range considered relatively normal is up to 148.
If you hit 156 you would be considered overweight and 176 obese.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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