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Old 04-02-2007, 08:12 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Are any of you going through a not hungry phase? I feel like I have to force myself to eat and nothing ever sounds appealing. Before now, my appetite was pretty good. I had gained about 7 pounds by 16 weeks, but then lost five of that in the past couple of weeks.

I remember this stage happening with my previous pregnancies, but not until way later (like 35 weeks-when there was limited space for the food to go or when heartburn was a factor). Is anybody else experiencing this? I'm a little worried about it.
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Old 04-02-2007, 08:53 PM
 
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Yeah, I'm just starting to feel like that. I am also in my 3rd pg, and don't remember that so early with my other pgs.

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This has been happening to me as well. I will be hungry but nothing sounds appetizing, I'll make something and then not want to eat it so I put it back. I had a good appetite for a while but I think I'm starting to get into the grazing stage of things. Dinner time is the worst because I can never decide what to make that DF and I can agree on.

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Old 04-02-2007, 09:15 PM - Thread Starter
 
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So glad to hear it is not just me!! Thanks for the responses!!

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Old 04-03-2007, 08:28 PM
 
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DH just commented last night that he remembered me eating A LOT more last time around (read: everything in sight ). I've been a bit worried about my lack of appetite, so it's comforting to know I'm not the only one!
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It's been happening more to me, too. Also, I try to snack a lot during the day just to keep up my energy, so by dinner I'm not at all hungry. I'm glad too that it's not just me!
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Totally. I'm at 15 weeks and I'm so over food. I eat, but it's sort of like this chore, this thing I have to remind myself do. I am totally not eating three helpings of dinner and then longing for more food an hour later like I was a couple weeks ago.
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I find that I too am eating much less then I was even 2 weeks ago. I have to weigh the pros and cons of eating anything...my heartburn has been quite bad. Luckily, my appetite hasn't been out of control.

I am trying not to eat too many carbs....but it seems to be the only thing that isn't instantly heartburn inducing.

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