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Why am I gaining so little weight in the 3rd trimester?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Focus on nutrition

Focus on nutrition instead of the scale.
Most women will gain weight due to fluid retention but many gain too much from over eating. Are you eating a healthy diet and exercising daily? If so, the lack of weight gain is not important. Your baby appreciates your healthy lifestyle. A pregnant woman only needs about 300 calories more per day in the third trimester.

In brief: Focus on nutrition

Focus on nutrition instead of the scale.
Most women will gain weight due to fluid retention but many gain too much from over eating. Are you eating a healthy diet and exercising daily? If so, the lack of weight gain is not important. Your baby appreciates your healthy lifestyle. A pregnant woman only needs about 300 calories more per day in the third trimester.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Darrin Cunningham
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: As long

As you are eating a well rounded diet, and your baby is measuring appropriately, dont worry.

In brief: As long

As you are eating a well rounded diet, and your baby is measuring appropriately, dont worry.
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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