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Why is my appetite increased while pregnant?

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In brief: See below

You require extra calories, because of the baby.

In brief: See below

You require extra calories, because of the baby.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Progesterone

Progesterone and several other hormones that are secreted at high levels when you become pregnant are all appetite stimulants.
Once pregnant, your body is geared towards storing as much food for the baby and for breastfeeding.

In brief: Progesterone

Progesterone and several other hormones that are secreted at high levels when you become pregnant are all appetite stimulants.
Once pregnant, your body is geared towards storing as much food for the baby and for breastfeeding.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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