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Normal weight gain

(5 Posts)
secretgirl Mon 09-May-16 21:07:08

Hey, I know everyone is different but I have gained 8 lbs and I am only 4 months pregnant. I am in shock. I weighted myself 3 weeks ago and had only gained 3 so 5 lbs in 3 weeks is huge. Is this normal?

Kariana Tue 10-May-16 07:49:50

How have you been eating? Could you be bloated? I stepped on the scales one day at about three months and had gained 5lbs in a couple of days, a couple of days later I'd lost it again - it was all just bloat!

Slumberparty Tue 10-May-16 08:17:08

My weight has been fluctuating loads during the last couple of months. I think it's down to bloating as PP said.

MyBreadIsEggy Tue 10-May-16 08:26:11

I weighed 53kg at my booking appointment (8 weeks pregnant), and then was weighed again before my blood was taken for the combined test after my 12 week scan - I weighed 56kg. So I gained almost 7lbs in 4 weeks.
I'm putting it down to bloating and water retention because I've been eating less than usual! I'm no longer feeling sick, but my appetite is almost non-existant.

AKP79 Tue 10-May-16 12:26:43

I've put on 5lbs in the first trimester (mostly in the last 4 weeks) which I'm disgusted about. I haven't changed my eating at all because I've been lucky enough not to have any food aversions or nausea. I am hoping it's bloating, but the weight seems to be sticking!! I have completely swelled up already though and had to remove my wedding ring last night because it was painfully tight and I was worried it was going to get stuck.

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