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Ravenous at 36+ weeks?

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fionnthedog Thu 20-Mar-14 10:53:16

Hello all,

I'm currently 36+6 and ravenous!!! Up until around a week ago I have been fairly good at eating just the recommended 2200 calories a day (with the odd exception!!) but this week I am hungry all the time and know that I have exceeded that amount almost every day!

Is this the baby wanting / needing more calories or me just putting on fat unnecessarily? I am sleeping very poorly and still have one week of work to go so I don't know if I am mistaking exhaustion for hunger? But also I feel like I will curl up and expire if I don't have some toast right now!!!!

Any thoughts / help?

Sweetpea86 Thu 20-Mar-14 10:54:52

I'm the same to the point I've put 7lbs on in a week. I've never done that in my life. I'm class as obese 30bmi when I fell preg. My weights been steady untill this last week were I could eat my body weight in food. I hate feeling hungry all the time sad

Sweetpea86 Thu 20-Mar-14 10:55:06

I'm also 36 weeks

ClutchingMyPearls Thu 20-Mar-14 13:20:49

I have no idea why you need to eat but don't be too concerned, I am 38+4 and for about 5 weeks have needed to eat every 3 hours or I will feel sick!

Trying to eat small meals......

.....I said trying. Not necessarily succeeding!

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