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Is not gaining weight during pregnancy cause for worry? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:Hello Dr
User:I am carrying and i have completed 7 month. and 8 month is running but i am not gaining my weight
Doctor:may i know what was your initial weight and current weight ?
User:in month was 58 and now its showing 61, on saturday i have done my sonography in that baby weight was showing 1088 and i asked dr he told me not to worry, baby weight is fine.
Doctor:the total amount of weight gain during pregnancy in total is about 12-13 kilos , normally
Doctor:you mean the weight of the fetus was 1.088 kilos ?
User:yes Dr
Doctor:when was this ultrasound done, which month ?
User:7th month
Doctor:in that case, it is fine
User:from 23 my 8 month will started
User:This is my second preg.
Doctor:you need not worry
Doctor:can u tell me the weight before becoming pregnant ?
Doctor:can u tell me your height ?
User:my height is 5.4
User:sorrry dr not 58 was 57
Doctor:your current weight at 61, is just at the lower range of normal weight gain
Doctor:based on the details given, you shoulld gain more weight , with time
Doctor:try to eat energy XXXXXXX foods and a healthy diet
User:bue now only month remaining
Doctor:no, still 2 months are there
Doctor:you are still at 28 weeks of pregnancy
Doctor:still 10 more weeks, have to go
User:everything is fine dr no need to worry
Doctor:yes, that is right, there is nothing to worry , since the ultrasound is fine
Doctor:Do u have any questions or doubts ?
User:No Dr thanks
Doctor:You are welcome, take care and have a good day
User:Thanks a lot
User:Have a good day
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