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Dramatic weight loss after baby help!

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Babynumber2nmom Tue 05-Dec-17 23:14:01

Hi everyone was wondering if anyone could help or share any info . I had my second baby 7 months ago since the eight is dropping of me so much I can’t keep it on or gain any no matter how much I try . I’m 7 and a half stone (5.5 in height) I hate it . I’m eating non stop I’ve been the doctors had blood tests which all came back clear . I just don’t understand it or know what too do now . I hate how skinny I am I look unwell sad

LaLaLanded Sun 10-Dec-17 10:28:32

Are you breastfeeding? I lost a ton of weight breastfeeding but as soon as I stopped, it came back.

Babynumber2nmom Sun 10-Dec-17 16:32:50

No not breast feeding x

ggirl Sun 10-Dec-17 16:38:54

Are you making sure you have high calorie foods when you're eating ? I know elderly people who have trouble maintaining a healthy BMI are advised to fortify foods with high fat cream and butter etc. So lots of butter in mash and creamy sauces.

ggirl Sun 10-Dec-17 16:39:57

also have you normal bowel movements ..any chance you could be coeliac ?

MyBrilliantDisguise Sun 10-Dec-17 16:40:50

Keep a record of what you're eating and how much activity you're having (with a Fitbit) and if you're still losing weight, go back to the doctor again. 7.5 stone is very low. What were you before you got pregnant?

Ikeameatballs Sun 10-Dec-17 16:40:54

Please go to your GP and get your thyroid function checked. You may well have an overactive thyroid.

Ofthread Sun 10-Dec-17 16:41:28

Likely to be thyroid.

Ikeameatballs Sun 10-Dec-17 16:41:59

Sorry, have just seen that your GP did bloods, when was that and did they check thyroid? If over a month ago or they didn't check then go back.

Ofthread Sun 10-Dec-17 16:42:56

bonzo77 Sun 10-Dec-17 16:44:41

See gp. My cousin had this and it was post party thyroiditis. Easily sorted, she’s fine now.

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