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How much weight should I gain in pregnancy if I am obese?
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Depends
Keeping weight gain undercontrol in an obese woman is safe when done properly and in the long run makes the pregnancy much safer for her and the baby.
Eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, lean protein, low fat, hearty, unprocessed carbohyrdrates, etc. Frankly you can do weight watchers while pregnant. It is a sound, sensible way of eating.

In brief: Depends
Keeping weight gain undercontrol in an obese woman is safe when done properly and in the long run makes the pregnancy much safer for her and the baby.
Eat a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, lean protein, low fat, hearty, unprocessed carbohyrdrates, etc. Frankly you can do weight watchers while pregnant. It is a sound, sensible way of eating.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: 20 pounds
The upper limit of recommended weight gain for women who are obese was recently changed to 20 pounds.

In brief: 20 pounds
The upper limit of recommended weight gain for women who are obese was recently changed to 20 pounds.
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
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