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Weight gain so far...Anyone care to share your digits?

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lucylu79 Mon 04-May-15 15:15:41

I'm new to mumsnet so I hope I'm posting in the right place...

I'm currently 17+3 weeks pregnant with my second boy and finally over the nausea stage where I seemed to eat whatever I could just to feel better!! I constantly felt like I had a hangover everyday and the taste in my mouth was unreal at times!

I did gain a few pounds between week 4 and 14 because of it but because of my first pregnancy I seem to be thinking about weight gain and what's normal a lot more than maybe I should be?

My bmi with my first was already in the 'overweight' category, at only 4ft 11 I started at around 9st10 and I didn't batter an eyelid about what I looked like during the pregnancy, until my ds was born and I refused to have any photos taken of me with him...My biggest regret!!! All I know is that when ds was 6 weeks old I went back to slimming world weighing in at 11st. It took me a long time but I got to my target weight of 8st2 and I have hovered around that for a year or so.

We went on hols last sept, then had xmas and so I found out I was pregnant weighing 8st 8 - Considered a 'healthy' bmi but only just!!

So here I am, still going to Slimming world when I can face it, still trying to stick to plan most days but totally enjoying way too many syns most days!

So here's my digits:

17 + 3
Start weight - 8st 8
Current - 8st 13
Gain = 5lbs.

My midwife didn't even weigh me at my 16 week appoint ans I won't see her now until 28 weeks so i'm asking in here...Only if you want to share....

Thanks for reading!

Bair Mon 04-May-15 15:24:16

I'm 23 weeks and have gained 10lb in total so far.

Starting was 9 stone 7 and I'm now 10 stone 3. I'm 5ft 8.

I've only gained on bump and boobs so just letting it happen. I'm trying to focus on my 5 a day, my water and some exercise rather than what I weigh.

Midwives don't seem to do weighing now. I think as long as you're looking after yourself and eating good food it's all good. I don't think there is a normal.

lucylu79 Mon 04-May-15 15:52:56

Thanks for your reply!

I was running up until last week but I've stopped now due to pelvic pain, I just need to get my butt in gear and start something else!

HettyB Mon 04-May-15 15:58:48

I think that's absolutely fine! I'm also 17+3 and have gained 7lb so far.

lucylu79 Mon 04-May-15 16:41:05

Thanks Hetty!!

How are you feeling at 17+3??

ToriB34 Mon 04-May-15 16:48:07

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

MissTwister Mon 04-May-15 16:49:14

27 weeks and have gained 13 pounds. MW told me they dont weigh or advise on weight gain now!

According to a pregnancy book I have it should be roughly
1st trim 4-5lbs
2nd trim 12-14lbs
3rd trim 12-14lbs

gaggiagirl Mon 04-May-15 16:56:24

17+4 a stone sad a fucking STONE!!!!!!

Unthoughtknown Mon 04-May-15 16:59:35

12+4 here and three lbs on. Feels like more though, especially at the end of the day.

HelenF350 Mon 04-May-15 17:02:39

32 weeks 27.5lbs. shock

losthermind Mon 04-May-15 17:07:53

24+2 and have gained 8lbs

Hellohellohowareyou Mon 04-May-15 17:10:26

32 and I'm lighter than pre preg by a lb or 2 thanks to hyperemesis. I was obese to begin with though, such a nice word that grin

Superexcited Mon 04-May-15 17:14:12

I'm 16+5 and I have lost 4lb overall to date.
I lost 7lb between weeks 5 and 12 but have since regained 3lb of it. I had no appetite in the first trimester but now my appetite is almost insatiable.

Purpleball Mon 04-May-15 17:14:27

I was also obese to begin with, I'm also type 2 diabetic which stops me eating much chocolate, cake and ice cream etc.

I've lost 2kg (4.5lbs) since I got pregnant - I'm 20 weeks tomorrow.

StrawberryCheese Mon 04-May-15 17:14:46

19+5 and have gained 10lbs. Didn't put any weight on in the first trimester so that is just in the last 7 weeks.

Superexcited Mon 04-May-15 17:14:48

Btw: I am within normal BMI.

misssmilla1 Mon 04-May-15 17:16:40

19+3 and gained 11 pounds. I figure if I can do the same in the next 20 weeks then it shouldn't be too hideous...

It's different to normal weight gain tho as I've probably gained 2-3lbs on my boobs and the rest on my stomach and hips

Hellohellohowareyou Mon 04-May-15 17:17:06

32 weeks my post should say. The frustrating thing is now that I've got my appetite back and am now long being sick every day I cant manage much anyway as baby is taking up too much room or I get heartburn!

Number3cometome Mon 04-May-15 17:22:09

29 weeks and have gained 2 1/2 stone, I had a BMI of 25 to start and no one is concerned. I do not look 'fat' and my breasts and belly have got big.

Stinkylinky Mon 04-May-15 17:23:27

30+5 5"7
Starting weight: 9 stone 7lb
Current weight: 10 stone 8lb
15lb difference

I'm all bump and boobs!

DefinitelyNotElsa Mon 04-May-15 17:23:47

I'm 19+1 and have gained 3lbs. At booking, my BMI was 32 (gah!), so I have been careful to avoid too much of a gain.

60sname Mon 04-May-15 17:28:06

19 + 4
Start weight: 9st
Now: 9st 6 (though seems to fluctuate a lot more than pre-pg during the day)

Hellohellohowareyou Mon 04-May-15 17:28:52

It's interesting to see what everything such as placenta, fluid and baby weigh by 40 weeks. Think it's around a stone

itsallgonetitsup91 Mon 04-May-15 17:30:50

Starting weight: 10 stone 7 at 5ft7
17 weeks and a bit
Last weighed myself a few weeks ago and I was up a stone aaarrrghh

lucylu79 Mon 04-May-15 17:34:35

Interesting to read all the different gains and even losses, just goes to show that one book says is considered 'normal' is not often the case!

I just hope I can keep this up, I do have my treats but hopefully my food is healthy so i'm keeping the gains to just baby weight hopefully.

Thanks everyone for taking the time to reply!

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