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#31 of 38 Old 03-29-2009, 06:39 PM
 
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I gained 20 with dd. By the time I got home from the hospital and weighed myself a couple days later I'd lost all the weight. I am overweight to begin with and assume that had something to do with it.

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What about those of you who lost a lot in the beginning and never fully regained the weight? I lost 20 pounds and have only gained back 6. As of my appointment Friday, I had lost another pound. I only have 4 weeks to go so I am hoping I can keep the gain to a minimum.
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Right after? I lost 10 lbs. My son was nearly 10.5 lbs so I have no clue how that happened. Swelling maybe? I am now 4 months pp and have 10 lbs to go. I lost the first 30 within like 2-3 weeks.

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My pre-pregnancy weight was 10 lb higher than my postpartum weight. I do NOT recommend trying this, it involved an awful lot of vomiting.
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I swelled pretty badly, apparently. I had a 7.5 pound baby and lost only a couple pounds in the process.

It all fell off over the next couple weeks though. That's about the only good thing that can be said for water weight... it can go away quickly.

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I lost 25lbs within 24 hrs.
I should add that I gained a total of 55

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I gained 30# with DD. She weighed 8# 6oz. at birth. I was so disappointed to see that I had only lost about 8# after she was born! However, I did end up with some IV fluids after her birth, so I think I was retaining a lot of water. I lost all the pregnancy weight by my 2 week pp check-up. I was elated! :

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I gained 40# with DD, who weighed 8.5#.

I didn't weigh myself at all until my 2-wk checkup, but by that point I had lost about 25#. Then it took me probably 6-9 mos to lose the remaining weight. By the time she was one yr old, I was about 10# under my pre-pg weight, but unfortunately I didn't stay there.

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