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is it strange to NOT be hungry?

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mel1981 Sun 19-Oct-08 21:26:11

This is my 4th PG (3rd fullterm) and with every other PG im always hungry all the time. I know its early days (Only 7weeks) but i hardly feel hungry, I know I have to eat so just eat for the sake of it not cause I need or want to.
Also ive lost 1/2 stone since being PG -have had a tummy bug for 2 days this week too but surely thats not right?!
Any one had this too?

Flum Sun 19-Oct-08 21:27:02

Not had it. Probably ok though.

onepieceoflollipop Sun 19-Oct-08 21:28:54

I never felt hungry as in "rumbly tummy hungry" iykwim, but I did feel weak and sick if I didn't eat all the time regularly.

DevilishDisasterArea Sun 19-Oct-08 21:29:42

yes

onepieceoflollipop Sun 19-Oct-08 21:30:31

If you are worried mention it to your gp (or mw if you are seeing one yet)

thisisyesterday Sun 19-Oct-08 21:31:25

it's fine. with both of my pregnancies I lost my appetite in the early weeks. I was ever so slightly nauseous, but it really manifested itself in just not really fancying anything to eat.
it soon wore off though and I was eating like a horse by the second trimester

mel1981 Sun 19-Oct-08 21:33:21

Im good friends with my MW anyway so might give her a ring 2m. I used to feel the same as you Onepiece with my other pg's but always hungry too so its just strange....for me anyway.
thanks x

Diege Sun 19-Oct-08 21:42:26

Mel I had this with 2nd pregnancy. Not nauseaus at first, just didn't fancy anything at all. Had to force myself to eat. Sickness did strike a week or so later. I'm sure all is fine smile

mel1981 Sun 19-Oct-08 22:36:24

Thanks Diege, have also had sickness with all other PG's so I guess thats why it feels so strange this time round LOL. Thanks for the help x

1wish Sun 19-Oct-08 23:19:57

Just to add, I had the same thing, I was really hungry in the very early weeks but by about week 8 I started to go off food big time even though I had no sickness, I remember walking round the supermarket with dp (having eaten very little all day) and him asking what i fancied ( normally that would be everything!!)and I burst into tears and said that we may as well be walking round a DIY store for all I cared because I didn't want anything and I was getting sick of it now sad.

It also meant i never cooked, as in my words "I may as well be cooking dog poo, cos I won't eat it!!" (I was a tad emotional I think grin) I lived on peanut butter on toast and milkshakes

Then sickness started at week 10 and I still had no appetite, but fortunately when I woke up the other day (12 wk + 4)I was starving and the appetite seems to be back to normal.grin HTH

mumoverseas Mon 20-Oct-08 05:41:10

I don't think its unusual. This is my 4th pregnancy and I'm pretty sure with the others I was eating far more early on. I'm now 21 weeks and was weighed last week and I'd only put on 2lbs in 5 weeks! I could normally put more than that on in an hour! I'm sure it will all catch up and I'm sitting in bed typing this with a box of cadbury's double chocolate luxury cookies! (I am sharing them with my 2 year old though!) Don't worr, as long as you are eating and drinking you'll be fine.

mel1981 Mon 20-Oct-08 10:54:09

Yeah prob worrying about nothing im sure my appitite will kick in with a vengance soon LOL.
Thanks everyone x

mrspooh Tue 28-Oct-08 19:18:02

i have eaten less if anything during pregnancy. had to make sure i eat regularly as not had hunger pangs. around 89 mths had some eves where was starving late at night abd had cereal/toast to fill up. this is 1st pregnancy so dont know what to expect but little one has grown normally and no worries.

cyteen Tue 28-Oct-08 19:25:23

I wasn't madly hungry for most of my pregnancy either...I think I actually lost weight due to the sudden lack of booze in my diet blush

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