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#61 of 78 Old 12-23-2008, 06:33 PM
 
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Depends on the day but it's either one pound or none. I'm 13 weeks. I'm starting off with extra weight though. Before my pregnancy with DS (summer 2006) I got down to 150 and looked great although 155 was probably more maintainable (5'9"). I was at 163 though when I got pregnant with DS. By the end of my pregnancy, I was at 211 (PIH so lots of swelling). The week I got pregnant this time I was 177 and now I fluctuate between 177 and 178.

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I've only gained 2 lbs (13.5 weeks). I had lost around 60 lbs from when dd was born, and was doing great - the month before I got pg, I had lost 10 more. I'm trying to keep healthy, but still get enough calories. We're veg now too, so I'm much more conscious about what I'm eating.
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I'm up 10 pounds today at either 19.5 weeks (going by LMP and ovulation date) or 20 weeks going by ultrasound dating. All in my belly - won't be able to see my toes much longer, LOL! 3 pounds of that gain has been in the last two weeks actually.

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I'm down 5 or more pounds now at 17 weeks. I had been up 3 at 12 weeks but my appetite has disappeared and is nowhere to be seen. Some of that is the result of my gall bladder surgery, some of it nausea from pregnancy. I don't mind the weight loss, honestly. I started this pregnancy at 193 and I'm 5'8" so I have it to lose. But I do wish my appetite would return.
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I am 17w3d. I have lost about 14 pounds total. I am a bigger mama anyway, so I am not worried yet. I am eating but still really pukey. Like I puke atleast once a day.

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I'm 16 weeks and I've gained about 4 lbs. I started out in normal range.
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I'm 20 weeks and I've gained about 12 or 13 pounds. This is the most I've gained at this point in a pregnancy, so I hope that doesn't mean I'm going to be up a ton by the end. Normally I gain a total of 35-40 lbs, so much more wouldn't be good. Especially since I'm overweight to begin with.
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I am almost 19 weeks and I have gained 7-10 pounds depending. Techincally I have gained 12-15 but I lost 5 pounds then gained them back at the begining so I'm not counting that!

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I think I've only gained 12 pounds.

At today's visit, I'd only gained 4. Hooray! That's after two weeks of Christmas break! I was really worried, and for nothing.

YAY!

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I'm at 16w, and I've gained less than 5lbs, I think. I won't really know for sure, since my scales are off, and my m/w hasn't weighed me (I don't think they care much. lol). I was average weight before I got pg.
But...that was because no food sounded good at all during my first tri. I expect it to go up a bit faster now that I can actually eat

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so, at 14 weeks i had gained 3 lbs. yesterday at my midwife visit, i had lost a pound, leaving my grand total of weight gain at 2 lbs. in 18 weeks :

i am pissed about this, and dissapointed. i have been not eating as much b/c of the heartburn, but at this stage in pregnancy, i should be up at least 8-10 lbs. i'm not even up to my pre preg. weight that i was w/dd. my midwife told me (and i know this as an apprentice) that i needed to be on the fast track to HEALTHY weight gain. i managed to eat a breakfast with 22 grams of protein this morning, and a lunch with about the same. add in a few hanfuls of nuts and i think i'm doing ok so far today. i am taking a supplement for my heartburn since last night and it's helping, so hopefully whe i report back after my next visit, i'll have packed on some pounds.
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My midwife doesn't weigh me at all, but judging from using friends' scales I'm still 2 pounds below pre-prego weight, at 19 weeks. But this bub is super duper active and I'm measuring right on schedule.

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I'm at plus 4 pounds at 18.5 weeks and little babe is measuring great.
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At 17 weeks (with my first), I've gained 8 pounds. I didn't gain much the first trimester, about 2-3 pounds, but since hitting the second tri I've gained 5 pounds this month! I'm small and short, but still manage to look more chubby than pregnant unless I'm in yoga pants and tight top. Luckily I don't really care.
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Yesterday at work, the secretary told me that I looked like I had lost a lot of weight in my face and around my rib cage (she is one of maybe 5 people in the entire world that can say things like this without me getting extremely annoyed). I was curious and dusted off the scale at home that never sees any shadows. Sure enough, I am down 3 pounds since I weighed myself right before my last appt at the end of December. My next appt is January 27.

I can't tell you how excited I would be if my MW would recommend to me that I eat milkshakes!!! I also thought for sure I'd be one of these people that would gain like 80 pounds. Hmmm.

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I'm at 17 weeks, and I'm still down 4 lbs from pre-pregnancy weight. My appetite has just recently returned, though, so I expect that to change soon!
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shhh, I wouldn't worry. I lost a few pounds in the first trimester, and then between about weeks 16.5 and 19 I got my appetite back and gained 10! I'm 20 weeks now, and show no signs of NOT wanting to !:
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oh, I'm not worried at all. just kind of amazed!
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