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Hello! Just got my BFP today... I have a few weight questions....

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April 10th, 2006, 06:27 PM
wwwdotdawn's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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Hi ladies! I am 50 pounds overweight. I want to be as healthy during my pregnancy! I want to gain as little as possible. How much have you ladies gained? Are you being super careful with food choices? I have no intentions of dieting. But I do intend to eat as little processed foods as possible. Would love to hear your stories about this.

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April 10th, 2006, 08:17 PM
Mom2DyJessAva's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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Location: chicopee ma
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i think i have gained about 10 pounds..i could honestly say i am not eating the best i should be..by the way congrats!!!

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April 10th, 2006, 08:23 PM
mom to soon to be 4 GIRLS
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I am still below my pre preg weight at 30 wks. I was down a total of 13 lbs, then I gained back 1, then 3, then I lost 1. So I have gained back 3 lbs total. I have not been dieting. My body is just doing what it needs to I guess.

With my first daughter, I ended up gaining 65 lbs total. I definitely didn't diet.. but alot of that was water weight.

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April 11th, 2006, 09:14 PM
chelseamb's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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Location: Alberta, Canada
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just watch what your eating. i am about 100 pounds over my desired weight... and was when i got preggo. i eat aloty of salads and low fat proteins... skim milks and cheeses... i stay away from too many carbs... not eating too much bread... so on..

Thank you to Vicki.. For my amazing Siggy

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April 12th, 2006, 02:01 PM
wwwdotdawn's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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I am going to be super careful. I don't want to be depressed about my weight when I give birth. I want to focus on more important things!

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April 13th, 2006, 08:26 PM
Mama Melissa's Avatar Bienvenue Canada
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I was overweight before pregnancy...and have found that by following the four basic food groups...while still enjoying treats every once and a while....i have managed to only gain 12 pounds so far....

Good Luck and Congratulations on the BFP!!!

Melissa - Mommy to Jacob & Violet

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