Weight gain in first trimester?
Topic: Weight gain in first trimester?
June 19, 2019 / By Christen Question:
I feel like I have gained SO much weight! I'm only 6 or 7 weeks pregnant and I feel HUGE! Is this normal? And how can I stop it?! I have little energy to go to the gym every day and I work ALL the time, making it hard to come home and do yoga or something. I'm on my feet all day at work, and I have not been eating a whole lot so I don't know what's going on!
ALSO...I hear that if you gain a lot of weight, your baby is likely to gain a lot of weight with you, I don't want a big baby! I want a tiny one! What should I do?
Best Answers: Weight gain in first trimester?
Autumn | 5 days ago
I Gained 50 Pounds With My Second Baby And My Baby was Only 7 Pounds 6 0z.All The weight I had Gained was water weight And the Baby.Just Because you gain a lot of weight Dose not mean you will have a large baby.I know a lot of women who gain near to nothing well pregnant and have had Large Babies.It really Just depends on Genetics.It also Some what depends on how you eat If you are downing 2000 more calories a day then you are supposed to and Tons of sugar you will end up with a larger baby.If you Only eat the recommended 300 calories a day more calories and eat Wise And Only Snack On bad food Every once in awhile you Should Be fine.It Is Not recommended To diet Well You are Pregnant Though.And Starving Yourself would Not Be wise Because your Body can start Eating The Baby.
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Originally Answered: weight gain in first trimester?
i started off overweight and the first trimester i gained 3 lbs, the second i gained 5 and i'm 31 weeks now and i have gained another 2, making a total of 10 lbs so far. the first trimester i gained that 3 lbs really fast because of bloating, and then i lost 4, and gained it back by the end. i would suggest trying really hard to eat healthy and gain as little weight as possible at first, because, at least for me, it was much easier to control my weight in the begining than it is now. good luck!
Just some guidelines.
First trimester....no weight gain.
Second trimester...10 pounds.
Third trimester...20-30 pounds.
Total weight gain should not be more than 40 pounds, 30 is better. Remember, one of you will weight less than 10 pounds so forget about that line about "eating for two." If you breast feed, the kid will literally suck the weight off you. If you do not breast feed you will have hard time taking off weight, specially if you gained a lot.
If you smoke during the pregnancy you will cost the baby ONE POUND of birth weight. Not a big amount for a full term baby but if you delivery early, it could be the difference between life and death. SO DO NOT SMOKE!!!
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its already been done,its not like u can just go on a diet while ur pregnant. and u shouldnt be"not been eating a whole lot" like u said . ur weight gain doesnt mean ull have a big baby...some ppl gain alot and have a normal size baby...and u dont want a tiny one!
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When you ecome pregnant, it's not like you're getting fat, unless you're eating the wrong stuff, you're carrying extra amounts of water, fluids, breast tissue and blood due to pregnancy. Calm down, don't obsess over your weight during pregnancy, just pray for a healthy baby. I gained 45 pounds and my baby was only 7 lbs!
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Originally Answered: What is normal weight to gain in first trimester?
It really is a case-by-case scenario. When I was pregnant with my first child, my daughter, I gained weight throughout the pregnancy, putting on much almost immediately. This pregnancy, my son, I gained almost no weight until well into the second trimester. And I ate like there was no tomorrow. I was fascinated that I could eat that much food and gain no weight. Whatever I ate, he took. If your doctor is not worried, you shouldn't be either. I've known people who gain 50+ lbs and I've known people who actually LOST weight throughout their pregnancy, all had healthy babies.