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3.5 stone gain!

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July2020baby · 17/07/2020 09:49

Hi all,

So, I’m now full term and have gained a lot more than I hoped.

My thighs are actually massive!!

I’m currently weighing 13 stone and started at 9.7

Someone please reassure me It won’t take years to lose the weight!

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Queenbee95 · 17/07/2020 10:07

Hey. I was around 9st when I got pregnant with my second, 13 by the end of it!! I lost it quite quickly, with my first I struggled to lose the weight.
He turned two in May, still breastfeeding, and I’m now at 8st 10lb 🙂

dottydally · 17/07/2020 10:11

I also started at 9st 7 and gained 3st. He's now 8 months and I've been back at 9st 7 for a good 2 or 3 months! Looking back a lot of the weight was just baby etc! X

July2020baby · 17/07/2020 10:28

Really annoying I’m not sure what I weighed at term with my DD. Two weeks post birth I was 10.6 with her and I’d be over the moon with that right now!

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Sanch1 · 17/07/2020 12:49

I put on 5 stone with DD1 and 4 stone with DD2 ( I like food!), no idea so far with this one, I'm too scared to weigh! I lost it pretty easily with the first two, breast feeding meant that although I still had watch what I ate I could still get away with a cake or something every day and lose.

mrs87 · 17/07/2020 13:47

I'm 33 weeks and have put so much weight on, at last check about 2.5 stone! Really not happy about it but haven't exactly done much to prevent it - lockdown + pregnant + biscuits! It's gone all over, legs, arms, face and I do feel like an absolute whale. Dread to think what I'll be by the end - although I am trying to make better choices now. Really hoping I can lose some fairly easily afterwards, but don't want to pressure myself too much.

July2020baby · 17/07/2020 14:51

@Sanch1 how long did it take you to lose it?

@mrs87you might not put on anymore now!

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Sanch1 · 17/07/2020 17:40

They were both summer babies and was back to pre pregnancy weight by Christmas both times.?

Sipperskipper · 17/07/2020 17:44

I put on 3.5 stone with DD and was back to pre birth weight within a month (thanks to breastfeeding and some rubbish postnatal anxiety!).

Stopped bf at 6 weeks and put on 4 stone within about 4 months. Ridiculous. Never lost it and am now 33 weeks pregnant again, although haven't put on a lb this pregnancy!

crazychemist · 17/07/2020 20:07

Breastfeeding helps the pounds to drop away if that works well, I was back to pre-pregnancy weight by 6 weeks without putting any effort in. I don’t think I had gained that much though, I had quite a small bump so was able to stay relatively active throughout.

(Won’t manage so well this time though! I’m 5 months with twins and about the same size as I was with DD when I was over 8 months...!)

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