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#1 of 72 Old 11-15-2006, 04:19 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Okay....I'm not so concerned about gaining weight so long as I am eating healthy food (and boy, am I eating massive volumes of it).
I guess I just want a vantage point to see if where I'm at is average.

I am at week 32 and have gained 30 lbs....

Anyone else willing to update?
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30 weeks tomorrow and about 22 lb? Somewhere around there. I expect I'll have a big jump in the next week or two because I havent gained much the last few weeks even though I'm eating a lot.
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32 weeks & 28 pounds (but measuring at 30 weeks, so I'm not sure where the extra weight is going... )
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32 1/2 weeks = 30 lbs give or take a pound

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31 weeks down, 21lbs gained. Looks like I'm going to easily surpass the 22lbs that I gained with #1. Also, I'm measuring almost 2 weeks ahead???
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32 1/2 weeks and so far 23lbs, but I go again tomorrow so I will let you know if that number has risen. although I have no appetitie lately..so who knows. I gained 60lbs with DS so I am thinking that won't be happening this time. Thank goodness!! heeh fwiw I was a fluffy mama to begin...so this is healthier for me anyway.
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28wks - 43pounds!!!
I was "obese" to start with too. I use it in " " b/c the BMI states I am obese, most people would just look at me and think over weight, tall, and big boned.

I tend to put on a lot of weight in pregnancy and hold on to it for a while... Pregnancy #4 hasn't changed that at all, the constant battle.
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31.5 weeks and 52 lbs: I'm not eating like crazy, in general I'm eating pretty well I think, although I'm not exercising or moving around a whole lot, apart from playing with and chasing DS... that's part of it. *sigh* I'm gonna top the 60lbs I gained with DS. Midwives aren't concerned, but I'm not happy.

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I am 33 weeks and have put on about 23lbs. This is my first baby so I guess I didn't really know what to expect but I am not too worried about the numbers. My friends and family say that I don't really look like I have put on a lot anywhere else but in the baby sphere But I would really like for complete strangers to stop yelling at me from across stores and other public places that I must be ready to POP ... I mean first I wasn't really showing for what felt like forever and now that I AM showing everyone feels they have the right to make comments on how I must be having twins or am ready to pop right this second. People need to start reading etiquette books again!!
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30 weeks - 28#. Last time I gained 65 pounds and I am trying really really hard not to do that. I'm trying for a VBAC and moderate weight gain has the best outcome. I gained 15# in about 2 weeks when my morning sickness finally ened. Thankfully that pace hasn't kept up. I've been keeping a food log just to help me be more midful. I've also been getting to the gym 5x a week or so.....
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Wait, let me put down my pint of Ben & Jerry's...

Okay, now I can type with both hands!

31 weeks = 29 lbs.
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: Im 29 weeks today and have gained 4-ish pounds. Its been 2 weeks since I was last weighed so that may have changed. I was/am obese, though, so Im completely okay with the low weight gain, as is my provider.
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31 weeks (and 5 days )... 38 lbs. I'm not too happy about it (I was a solid medium prepregnancy). I'm doing the Bradley classes and with trying to get all that protein, it really increases the calories I'm eating. It should be interesting post-baby!!
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I am only 26 weeks but have gained about 23 or so pounds already, gained about 40-45 with my first but was a bit underweight to begin with. I feel a lot bigger the second time around - that belly is way out there...I keep bumping into things/people at work b/c I forget how much space I am taking up these days! Anyboby else got elephant ankles? I didn't have any swelling with #1 until the last few weeks, everything seems to be two steps ahead now that the body has "been there".

By the way, anybody else done the ring-on-a-chain thing to see what they are having? It was righ tthe first time for me, just wondering if anyone else got the right answer from the circle for a girl, or back-and-forth for a boy.
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33 weeks and 20 lbs
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As of yesterday I was 4 pounds over the weight I was at my first visit (around 7 wks). BUT I lost about 15 pounds in the first couple months due to some pretty extreme nausea & lack of appetite. Honestly, I know I lost more than that too because I lost some during those first 7 wks before I knew I was preggo as well....

So while I'm 4 pounds over my "offical" starting weight, I'd guess I've really gained more like 20-25 pounds overall once you factor in regaining what I initally lost.

I'm also obese though so I wasn't terribly concerned about the weight loss and I'm not super concerned now about how much I've gained. I'm measuring right on target, the baby is active, & has a great heart beat. My midwives are very happy with my progress & so am I!
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I am 33 weeks and had gained 18 as of 2 weeks ago but at my appt today, I had lost 2 pounds.
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32.5 weeks = 18 pounds

115lbs to 133lbs

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I'm 31 weeks today (measuring 33 weeks) and have gained about 34lbs.

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and with trying to get all that protein, it really increases the calories I'm eating. It should be interesting post-baby!!
Yes! That's a big part of it. That extra serving or two to boost my protein each day is really doing me in I think. Like you I'm trying not to let my gain bother me... I keep reminding myself what Dr Brewer wrote, that its better to get the protein and nutrients you need, even if you gain 50 or 60 lbs.

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Between weeks 30 and 31 (measuring about one week ahead) and have gained about 8 pounds. I was a bit overweight to start so it's fine. Most of the gain has come in the last few weeks, before that I had lack of appetite then serious anxiety about stuff in life was giving me a queasy stomach and I was not eating much at all. At 25 weeks, I was 2 pounds below my first appt. weight; at 29 weeks, 4 pounds up and I would guess I've gained a few more. My back is killing me. I can't believe I have almost ten more weeks to endure.
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I've gained about 35 pounds at 32 weeks. More than I'd like, but oh well, I suppose it's what the baby needs.

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I've gained about 30 lbs at 32 weeks.
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30 weeks and 20 to 25 pounds depending on which scale I consult and the day of the week. Last weekend I had a stomach bug so I think I lost a few pounds. But I've also been spending tons of time on redecorating projects, so I'm always moving.

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31.5 weeks and 52 lbs: I'm not eating like crazy, in general I'm eating pretty well I think, although I'm not exercising or moving around a whole lot, apart from playing with and chasing DS... that's part of it. *sigh* I'm gonna top the 60lbs I gained with DS. Midwives aren't concerned, but I'm not happy.

I feel better now! I'm 30 wks (measuring 32), and I'm pretty sure I've gained about 50 lbs so far. (I quit looking at the scale when it hit 185, which was 40 lbs. A month ago.)

I exercised a lot, until I found out I was preg., and then I completely quit. (Dumb, I know.) Frankly, I started eating a lot crappier, too. (What the hell? I was gonna get fat anyway .) At any rate, the doc. hasn't said a whole lot. But I know I'm gonna be super pissed at myself when I realize in Feb. just how much I have to lose!
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Um about 40lbs at 32 weeks : I've gone from 118 to 158. Midwives aren't concerned at all as I don't look like I've gained that much... I'm trying to not be concerned, I keep telling myself that this is what my baby needs and I'll worry about it in January Its still crazy though.
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I'm trying to not be concerned, I keep telling myself that this is what my baby needs and I'll worry about it in January Its still crazy though.
Exactly what I'm telling myself! Except, I just keep asking myself....why does my baby need me to have a big butt?
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Well, I just had a midwife appt today, and I didn't think I'd gained that much but I gained 7 pounds in 3 weeks! A total of 28 pounds in 31 weeks. Measuring only half a week ahead, and the midwife said that I look so big and rounded because my baby has a lot of cushiony water around him/her.
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I've gained about 30 lbs at 32 weeks.

I'm across the lake from you in Plattsburgh!

We're actually relocating to Burlington sometime next year (hopefully). DH grads from SUNY P-burgh in a couple weeks then it's onto looking for jobs and/or getting into grad school at UVM so we can start house hunting.

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26 pounds at 31 weeks.

With DS I had gained 44 lbs by the end, but i put on 2 lbs per week in the last month. And this time its Christmas Snack season.:
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