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How much weight gain during pregnancy is normal?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: 25-35 lbs

If u gain less as long as the baby is growing normally that is fine, if u gain more - that can lead to macrosomia so harder to push out and more chance of a c- section, diabetes, elevated BP and harder to lose after.

In brief: 25-35 lbs

If u gain less as long as the baby is growing normally that is fine, if u gain more - that can lead to macrosomia so harder to push out and more chance of a c- section, diabetes, elevated BP and harder to lose after.
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