How much weight did you gain with your pregnancy(s)?

Katherine - posted on 02/11/2012 ( 38 moms have responded )

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OMG! I gained 60 with my first and 70 with my second. I was pushing 200lbs. Now I'm finally back down to my normal size!

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Katherine - posted on 10/21/2012

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Well I must say it does feel better to know that I'm not the only one who gained a lot!

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Charity - posted on 10/21/2012

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Funny thing with my second pregnancy I was determined not to gain as much. I was training for a half marathon and ran all the way till 19/20 weeks. at 12 weeks despite running 4-5 days a week I still gained 12 pounds in the first 12 weeks. Still I had no clue it was twins till our 19 week ultrasound. Despite all that and breastfeeding twins for 11 months and still running 5 weeks postpartum I still have about 20 pounds to lose the exact same amount as in my first pregnancy. Some women just gain! I swear I looked at food and gained weight during my pregnancies.

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I know this is an older thread but I have to add to it.



I gained close to 50 pounds the doctors told me to watch my sugar intake because it was on the high end but the joke was on them my son was 9 pounds 15.5 ounces at 2 days early. I forgot to tell them large babies run on both sides of my family.

Tena - posted on 09/08/2012

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I gained 80 with my first and only lost 50 eventually (goodbye modeling career) I didn't gain anything with my 2nd....I delivered at my pre pregnancy weight BUT nothing was shaped the same anymore and I gained 60 with my last and has been a struggle as I am old enough that my metabolism and body are changing ( the dreaded middle age spread)

Corinne - posted on 09/08/2012

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I have no idea as I never weigh myself. I had big problems with eating and such when I was at dance college and would weigh myself everyday. I asked my midwife not to tell me my weights and she kept those records at my docs so I wouldn't freak out. I was a size 8 (uk) before I had Mia and was back in that size 6 weeks after she was born. With Devon, he just turned 4yrs and I've literally just had to go clothes shopping as I'm finally in an 8 again. :)

Jurnee - posted on 09/04/2012

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1st about 45, 2nd about 18, 3rd about 16, 4th about 55. And they were all over just a bit over 8lbs, with the exception of the last who was 9lb 10 oz.

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Does negative weight count? My net gain with my daughter was 0, everything I had lost the first half of the pregnancy I gained in the second. With my son I ended at -1 lb. After my daughter was born I ended up gaining almost all of my weight back around 3/4 month mark. It made me so mad. Thus far I've been able to keep off the weight after my son. I actually weigh less than on my wedding day, because of that I have to go and get my rings re-sized.

Shelley - posted on 09/02/2012

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I gained 8 lbs with each baby. Weighed less after I had them than before I got pregnant. I ate like a horse too. Taco Bell, Blue Bell Ice cream, etc. etc............ I was only hungry (constantly) from 5am to 3pm. Then I really didn't eat after 3. My Dr. made a joke about my not gaining saying he was going to give me a prescription for ice cream. I told him I mainlined blue bell. lol

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So I had Willow 2 months ago. I weigh 130lbs now. Just need to tone my belly a bit more and I'll be one hot mamma again :P She sure did a number on me for stretch marks though.

Dove - posted on 07/04/2012

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Don't hate me Katherine.... 42 pounds the first time, lost 40 in 2 weeks. 20 or so the last time, lost it all plus a little in about a month....

Ann - posted on 07/01/2012

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I only gained 19 lbs. The first time in my life I didn't have to worry about my weight! I was nauseous most of pregnancy. Yes, and my feet did go up a size.

Katherine - posted on 07/01/2012

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Saliana, I KNOW how you feel! I'm back down to 125, with a beautiful gut. It's quite disgusting.

Saliana - posted on 06/30/2012

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I gained 60 lbs too! But 6 months later, and according to the scale, I lost it all. I was 150 before pregnancy and I am 145 now. BUT, I still have the freaking belly and big boobs (still breastfeeding).. but the belly!? When I eat, it sticks out a lot that you may think I am 4 months pregnant (and baby is almost 10 months now!). Not to mention that half of my clothes still don't fit. I want to lost it all (and more) before baby # 2 (we're working on it).

Amy - posted on 02/13/2012

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September good luck with that! My son wanted a sister and the day we went for the ultrasound he swtiched to wanting a brother. Of course all along we kept saying you don't get to choose you get what you get, the ultrasound technician said "it's a girl" and his response was "maybe it's a boy" lol. He's still asking for a brother but hubby says we're done.



Now to answer the question too much! I think I gained 60 with my first and 55 with my second. I don't think I lost a single pound after I pushed them out. I eventually lost the weight in between my first and second and I just signed up for weight watchers again to get rid of my pregnancy weight from my daughter, she's going to be 2 it's time to lose the 40 lbs. I have left!

September - posted on 02/13/2012

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We only have one. He's 3 and has been asking for a sister lately. Now we'll see if I can pop out a girl for him! :)

September - posted on 02/13/2012

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I dropped 40 right away but 20 of it just wants to hang on...oh well! :) We hope to start trying for another soon. (I only have 3 weeks of pills left and then I'm done with BC) I'd like to lose the 20 before getting pregnant again. I'm working on it.

Katherine - posted on 02/13/2012

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I know it took me 3 years too! I finally lost it 2 months ago. I had a good 20lbs to lose too.

September - posted on 02/13/2012

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I'll be honest..A LOT! 64 pounds to be exact! 3 years later I still need to lose 20 of it.

**Jackie** - posted on 02/11/2012

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OH, has anyone else's feet gotten bigger? I used to be an 8 and I'm not kidding...I'm a 9 1/2 now! I didn't know my feet got pregnant too! My sister isn't complaining....she is an 8. She got all of my shoes lol little bugger.

**Jackie** - posted on 02/11/2012

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I gained about 30ish lbs with my daughter. I've never eaten healthier in my life than when I was pregnant lol. I've always had a few extra lbs on me so yes I eat pizza on friday nights and I love a good glass of wine but when my husband and I decided to start trying I quit the wine (obviously) quit soda, ate lots of fruits and veggies, only ate wheat bread and wheat pasta (which I now like more than white bread and regular pasta). I am not going to lie...there were a few days at work where I ran across the street to McDonald's lol. I remember apologizing to my belly. Anyway, the doctor never complained about my weight and now I am thinner than I was before I got pregnant. :) wooo hooo!

Amanda - posted on 02/11/2012

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I gained 14kg (about 30lb) with my first I lost 18kg (about 39lb) just by having him so I was 4kg (about 8lb) lighter than before I fell pregnant.

With my second I gained 10 kg (22lb) and lost it all pretty much straight away again.



I am now a size smaller than pre pregnancy

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Its not the bones katherine...this ass is fat now.. Lol. I'm not bothered by it though. I exercise regularly and still eat healthy, once i start breastfeeding it will go away...and I plan on doing insanity after I have the baby to get back in shape. The shape i was in before i had gabby.

Christina - posted on 02/11/2012

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My first I only gained 25bls was very active and not to many changes in my diet. My second was a hard pregnancy almost everything made me sick the only thing I could keep down was Mac & Cheese that plus the bed rest I gained 75lbs

Kimberly - posted on 02/11/2012

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I gained 25 kgs which I think is like 60 lbs and most of that was fluid, I lost 10kg in the first three days then by day 12 I'd lost 23kg. I actually weigh more now then when I had her at two weeks which sucks and because the weight went to fast and I had a c-section I've lost so much tone in my stomach( not that I had alot to begin with!)

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With gabby, none, i walked out of the hospital weighing less than before i got pregnant. I still had to tone and get back in shape though. I'm close to 170 now, thats 30 lbs and I'm 28 weeks. It all went to my ass too. My face and upper body are still the same size. (excluding my belly).

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