Answer: Optimal weight gain during pregnancy ranges from 10-15kg. however each pregnancy is different some might gain less whereas some might gain upto 20kg depending on their body type. During pregnancy one needs to be very wise selecting diet. You need to take lots of protein and carbs whereas have to cut short on sugar,oil and spice. Keep your meals simple. Reduce the quantity and eat at every 2hours. This way your metabolism will be high and the calories will be consumed immediately rather than getting stored. Include more of fruits and Dryfruit this way there will be healthy weight gain . You ll have strong stamina rather than just accumulating fat in your body which will be tough to get rid of post delivery. Drink water at every hour. This will improve your digestion and will also cleanse your body.
Answer: Hi, If you are in the healthy weight range before becoming pregnant, then ideally you should gain between 11.5 kg and 16 kg: 1-1.5 kg in the first three months then 1.5-2 kg each month until you give birth.
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Question: I have only gained 2 kg in my pregnancy till now. What should I do? Is it normal or should I try to gain weight?
Answer: Hi dear, average weight gain in total pregnancy is 11-15kg or 1.5-2kg per month.please monitor your weight every week, if it is less than 500grams in 1 week please visit doctor once.but it will not affect your baby.baby weight gain is more important than mother weight.if baby weight and growth is normal, then not to worry.follow regular antenatal checkups.take care and all the best
Question: Hi I'm 17 week of pregnancy... I gained weight for 1kg is it normal? How much average weight gain in second trimester?
Answer: If u gain weight, it doesn't mean ur baby weight gets increased. Even if u don't gain, baby weight will increase automatically and based on food intake.
Question: In which month of pregnancy weight gain will be more?
Answer: from.7th month onwards , every week 450 gms should increase