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How do I eat food without the fear of gaining weight while pregnant?

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Dr. Carl Connors
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Food & pregnancy

Pregnant women only need to increase their calories by about 300 calories during pregnancy.
Eating a well balanced diet, and doing exercise regularly will help keep the weight gain to a normal level. It is expected to gain weight during pregnancy, but it is also expected for one to lose the weight afterward. Most do. A big factor is what your prepregnancy weight is.

In brief: Food & pregnancy

Pregnant women only need to increase their calories by about 300 calories during pregnancy.
Eating a well balanced diet, and doing exercise regularly will help keep the weight gain to a normal level. It is expected to gain weight during pregnancy, but it is also expected for one to lose the weight afterward. Most do. A big factor is what your prepregnancy weight is.
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