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low weight gain, should i be concerned?
Kim62307 posted:
am 32 weeks along and measuring perfectly but i have only gained a total of 9 pounds and the dr is having me do an ultrasound in two weeks to make sure babys growth is where it should. this is my first pregnancy and i cant help but worry. my sister only gained 3 pounds total with her first and 10 with her second. has anyone else had low weight gain or can put my mind at ease i would greatly appreciate it
candy352 responded:
I'm 32 weeks also and I probably have gained about 10 lbs. It fluctuates though. I lose a few, gain a few, from week to week. My doctors aren't worried because I'm plus-sized to begin with. They only want me to gain 10-15 lbs through the whole pregnancy. I don't think there should be anything to be concerned about. It sounds like a healthy weight gain.
Candy 26, DF 37, Expecting 1st--1/6/12. Team Yellow!!!
Kim62307 replied to candy352's response:
thamks for responding! that makes me feel better too. i was also plus sized before i became pregnant and you have just offered me peace of mind that my little one should be fine. thank you again and congrats on your litlle one, this is also my first due on 1/2/12
candy352 replied to Kim62307's response:
Glad I could help. Congratulations to you too!!!!
Candy 26, DF 37, Expecting 1st--1/6/12. Team Yellow!!!
tlkittycat1968 responded:
I'm not plus-sized and only gained 10 lbs total through out my second pregnancy. DD was 6 lbs 12 oz and perfectly healthy when she was born at 38 weeks.

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