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How much weight should I be gaining every week?
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Dr. Jaime Lopez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 1/2-1 pound
For patients who start off at their ideal weight, we recommend 4 lbs in the first trimester, then 1/2-1 lb per week thereafter, for a total of about 25-32 lbs.
The weight gain is different for twins, or for patients who are overweight or have medical conditions like hypertension or diabetes.

In brief: 1/2-1 pound
For patients who start off at their ideal weight, we recommend 4 lbs in the first trimester, then 1/2-1 lb per week thereafter, for a total of about 25-32 lbs.
The weight gain is different for twins, or for patients who are overweight or have medical conditions like hypertension or diabetes.
Dr. Jaime Lopez
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Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Depends
Weight gain in pregnancy depends on which trimester you are in and what your starting weight is.
For a normal weight person gain 2-3 pounds every 4 weeks then after 20 weeks gain 4 pounds every 4 weeks is good. This would total 25-35 pounds.

In brief: Depends
Weight gain in pregnancy depends on which trimester you are in and what your starting weight is.
For a normal weight person gain 2-3 pounds every 4 weeks then after 20 weeks gain 4 pounds every 4 weeks is good. This would total 25-35 pounds.
Dr. Karen Jones
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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: In pregnancy?
It's difficult to say in that early on weight may drop.
We look at weight over time, 25-35 pounds throughout the pregnancy being optimal for a person of normal weight. 15 pounds is what we look for in an overweight person.

In brief: In pregnancy?
It's difficult to say in that early on weight may drop.
We look at weight over time, 25-35 pounds throughout the pregnancy being optimal for a person of normal weight. 15 pounds is what we look for in an overweight person.
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