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Why i have not gained weight on first trimester ?

I am 26 years old. I am 11 weeks pregnant with my first baby. I have been told by my OB-Gyn that I had to gain weight. However, I find this to be quite a difficult task since I often feel nauseous when I think about food and when I m full and when I take in food that s more than I m used to. I try to eat more this time than I used to. But somehow I just don t see any weight gain at all. It s either I maintain or I lose a bit. During my last pre-natal check up, about 2 weeks ago, I lost 3 pounds. But when the doctor tried to feel my tummy, she said the baby did grow. However, I did not put on weight, despite proper diet and 2 glasses of milk everyday. I m worried. Could this really cause serious problems to the baby?
Asked On : Wed, 26 Oct 2011
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Thanks for query,
As you are pregnant you should gain weight even minimum.As there is loss of weight it requires evaluation.
First see for the proper growth of foetus,if it is alright then concentrate your mind taking high nourishing diet and protein supplements.
Takee1 Iron,folic acid and multivitamin tab.
Take plenty of milk or milk preparation if you feel nausea with milk.
Take fresh fruits.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Wed, 26 Oct 2011
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