Pregnancy App Article: "What's new? Weight gain"

Week 17
Weight gain in pregnancy
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One thing's for certain: you're going to gain some weight when you're pregnant. For some this can be a blessed relief - finally, an excuse to eat when and what they like! Others may find the weight gain a bit alarming, and feel out of control of their bodies. 

If you're one of the former, remember that 'eating for two' isn't strictly necessary - a healthy diet is what's important. If you're in the latter camp, try not to worry too much. Some weight gain is a natural part of pregnancy; it helps your baby grow and gets your body ready to produce milk to feed your baby after birth.

How much weight can you expect to gain?
Lots of different factors will determine how much weight you'll put on: your pre-pregnancy weight, the amount you eat (doh!) and your genetic make-up are just some of them.

NHS Choices reckons that most women put on between 8kg to 14kg (17.5lb to 30lb) - and most of this is after week 20. About a third of this extra heft will be your baby, plus the placenta and the amniotic fluid which cushions it in the uterus. The rest of the weight gain will be:
  • Your boobs - alone they can put on over 1kg (3lbs) as they prepare for breastfeeding (yikes!)
  • Extra blood volume 
  • Extra fluid in the body
  • An increase in the muscle layer of the uterus
  • Increased fat stores
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I've found the weight doesn't go on uniformly like the charts suggest. You'll know if you're eating well (and as far as I'm concerned that does include a compulsory cake each day).
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I don't know anyone who only managed to put on a mere two stone. I put on at least four.
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