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Weight gain by 22 weeks - is this normal?

13 replies

Leleophants · 01/07/2019 21:33

Week 22/23 and gained 10kg since being pregnant! Pretty shocked by this. I'm only just over half way and I know normal weight gain is 16 kg max for whole pregnancy!

How is everyone else at this stage? Did anyone find fastest weight gain now?

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Cegbee · 01/07/2019 21:57

I'm 23 weeks and have also put on 10kg, which I discovered yesterday and also had a panic! I'm hoping my weight gain will plateau! So just to let you know you're not on your own Smile

chipscheesegravy · 01/07/2019 22:00

Yes I had put a stone on really quickly! I'm 30 weeks now and it's more than 2 stone already!

agteacht · 01/07/2019 22:41

Eek I've put on about 10lbs in 18 weeks and starting to freak out a bit 😢

Rememberallball · 01/07/2019 23:13

Almost 27 weeks with twins and, so far, gained 18lbs which is at the lower end of the range using this calculator (which works by using your pre-pregnancy weight as a benchmark)

amehh · 02/07/2019 07:16

I'm 23 weeks tomorrow and I've put on 1 stone which I've also been freaking out about! It's pretty much exactly 1lb a week for me (except for one random week that was 2lbs) and suddenly everyone is commenting that I'm popping out!

I'm hoping that by taking back up walking and aquanatal I might slow things down a little (I previously ran a lot but have stopped the past few weeks due to intermittent sciatic pain and tiredness)

MrsxRocky · 02/07/2019 08:21

I'm 19 weeks and have put on 5 pound.

qj17 · 02/07/2019 08:23

I have put nearly 10kg on and I'm 37 weeks. Everyone's different.

Mamabear12 · 02/07/2019 09:39

Each pregnancy is different. I gained 23 kilos with my first two. But I’m also thin and lost it all after. I think my metabolism slows during pregnancy. My friend only gained 8 kilos! Everyone is different. Just make sure your eating enough nutrients.

Bellasblankexpression · 02/07/2019 09:46

Eurgh, I just used that calculator and I'm 1.6 pounds over the highest amount I should have gained by 13 weeks - I didn't think I'd done too badly since I've only been able to stomach beige carbs due to sickness, and been constantly hungry!
Hopefully it will slow down a bit now I'm starting to feel a bit better and getting more active!

Lexyness · 02/07/2019 09:57

I would try not too worry too much tbh!
According to the link above I haven’t put on enough weight by today (34 weeks) and yet Ive put on more weight this pregnancy than I did with any of my other 3 and I can tell you they are all perfectly fine!
Like pp said, each pregnancy is different! I haven’t restricted anything I’ve eaten, eat as and when I feel like it, indulge etc etc and haven’t gained much (not particularly active either, more exhausted and lay down at every given opportunity)
Also - no, I’m not usually the type of person who can eat what they like and not have to worry! My early pregnancy bmi was in the overweight range (😡 which I’m annoyed about Cos I’d worked quite hard previously to get into the healthy range and obviously piled it all back on 🙈)

Angelinthenightx · 02/07/2019 10:36

Im 22wks ive not put on any yet,but during pregnancy i put on a stone,im on baby no.6.we are all different but id say your normal in what u have put on.
dont think about your weight your growing a baby ,even when your baby is here i wouldnt worry takes your body 6-12months to get back to normal,dont be harsh on yourself, pregnant women look amazing x

Bellasblankexpression · 02/07/2019 14:27

it's interesting to see how different we all are, weight-gain wise! It makes sense, but it's easy to forget

Luxembourgmama · 02/07/2019 15:42

Me too! I gained 22kg last time and I lost it OK. So I'm not too worried.

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