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Overweight, pregnant with second child. Is it possible to lose weight during pregnancy?

Hi dr I m 70 kg right now and my height is 5 foot 4 inches and my age is 28 yrs I have a baby girl of 3 yrs old now I m again pregnant this is my first month I just want to ask how much weight should I gain during pregnancy secondly is it possible for me to loose some weight during pregnancy ? How much weight should gain in first trimester and second and third trimester?
Asked On : Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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Generally speaking, women gain about 8-10 kg during pregnancy, 1-2 in the 1st trimester, 2-3 kg in the 2nd trimester and the rest during the 3rd trimester.
In my opinion, your weight should not be too much of a concern from the medical point of view. This kind of weight should not put you or your baby at any increased risk of complications.
However, if you do not want to gain excessive weight, and want to have a healthy pregnancy at the same time, make an appointment to see a dietitian, who should be able to give you valuable advice as to how to reach your goals of weight gain.
Best wishes.
Answered: Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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