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#1 of 6 Old 01-09-2007, 04:24 PM - Thread Starter
 
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: I went in today for my weekly visit and I gained 5lbs in 1 week! I am not even eating junk either. Man that brings me up to 30lbs total for this pregnancy with up to 3 weeks left before my c-section.

Man that is just depressing to see those numbers. I will be so glad when I can get back into the gym that is for sure!!

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That happened to me the appointment before last. I'm at 30 pounds right now too, overweight to begin with! My doctor thinks it's a good gain for me, because I make big babies anyway. She wasn't worried about it. I lost a lot quickly the last time, I think a lot of it was water. I gained about 45 with the last one.

It's a little disconcerting seeing those numbers go up so fast though... ugh!
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Me too, me too... 30 lbs gained, 5 in the last week, and I'm NOT happy about it! I can't believe I have 4 weeks left....I feel so big already, even though I've gained way less this time than I did the first two times.

I'm ready to have this baby NOW! *stamps foot*
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Eh, in my last pregnancy, I gained 8lbs in a week. I gained a total of 50lbs that pregnancy. I lost all of it by the time dd was 9 months old, all through nursing. This pregnancy, I've gained 40lbs and have 6wks left. No biggie.

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Keep in mind that when you gain that much in a short period of time it is probably mostly water weight
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