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Weight Gain Pondering

(7 Posts)
BelliniButterfly Thu 23-Jun-16 22:20:33

Okay, so a bit of a strange one! I am 20+4 and have yet to put on any weight although I am beginning to develop a small bump. I just wondered at this point with a tiny baby growing inside of me how much extra 'weight' am I carrying between baby, placenta, extra blood volume, amniotic fluid etc? Is it still minimal at this point?

Northernlight22 Thu 23-Jun-16 22:25:02

I'm the same - 24 weeks now and I still weigh what I did at booking in (although my bmi is high so I wasn't expected to put on much weight!)

Junosmum Thu 23-Jun-16 22:51:17

I lost weight until 24 weeks, when I slowly started to gain.

crazychemist Fri 24-Jun-16 18:52:23

Had only gained 2 lbs up to 24 weeks, am now 26 and have piled on several more and have a MUCH bigger bump than I did! Kind of surprised as I haven't changed my eating habits at all as far as I can tell. I think the weight gain is quite slow to start with - my midwife told me at 25 weeks that the baby itself only weight about 1.5 lbs at that stage, and the fluid usually less than 1 lb, so most of it is the gain in muscle/blood volume, but she said that varies a fair bit in the early months.

44PumpLane Fri 24-Jun-16 22:08:46

I'm 7lb lighter at 14 weeks with twins but my stomach is huge! Babies measured fine at scan so I'm not concerned.

frikadela01 Fri 24-Jun-16 22:44:53

I'm 38+3 and weigh the same as I did at booking in. My bump isn't huge but I was having regular growth scans up to 36weeks and everything is fine.

I do have high bmi though so stable weight is a good thing in my case.

QueenEnid Sat 25-Jun-16 07:56:27

I'm 29 weeks and am also the same as I was at booking in.

My bump has decided to make an appearance now and is measuring 28cm last week so exactly where they wanted to see it.

I was bmi of 30 at booking in and there was no concern about not gaining any weight.

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