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How can I lose weight but still gain to keep the baby healthy?

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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Eat well

In pregnancy, weight loss is not recommended.
For women of normal weight, 20-30lbs is recommended. If heavier, 15lbs is recommended. The most important thing is to remember to eat well, lots of fresh fruits/veggies, whole grains, lean proteins, avoid refined & processed food, & drink water. Eat small meals and it frequently rather than big meals. Walk every day and enjoy the journey.

In brief: Eat well

In pregnancy, weight loss is not recommended.
For women of normal weight, 20-30lbs is recommended. If heavier, 15lbs is recommended. The most important thing is to remember to eat well, lots of fresh fruits/veggies, whole grains, lean proteins, avoid refined & processed food, & drink water. Eat small meals and it frequently rather than big meals. Walk every day and enjoy the journey.
Dr. Seema Patel
Dr. Seema Patel
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: 25 pounds

Weight gain of 25 pounds will be healthy for baby once you reach that weight - tryto add walking and easy activity to stay healthy.

In brief: 25 pounds

Weight gain of 25 pounds will be healthy for baby once you reach that weight - tryto add walking and easy activity to stay healthy.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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