Am i becoming over weight or that is just because of Pregnancy

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AM I BECOMING OVER WEIGHT OR THAT IS JUST BECAUSE OF PREGNANCY?!

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Am I becoming over weight or that is just Pregnancy?!

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Pregnancy brings with it many changes to your body, from getting more weight to physical changes but gaining the right weight helps your baby to grow to a healthy size & helps you to have an easier pregnancy and delivery 2

The weight you get during pregnancy depends on your body mass index (BMI) before being pregnant.1 If you used to have normal weight before pregnancy, you could gain about 25 to 30 pounds but if you were overweight before pregnancy, you may gain between 15 and 25 pounds.1

You will gain the weight gradually & slowly during your pregnancy, with most of the weight gained in the last trimester1 but it is important to gain a healthy amount of weight during pregnancy to avoid having a hard delivery or a cesarean section (C-section).2

 

Check with your doctor to find out how much weight gain during pregnancy is healthy for you1 to lower the chances that either you or your baby have weight-related problems.2