Why do women gain weight after pregnancy?

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they are lazy and do not want to diet and excercise. Plus being a mom now, they put the extra time they have raising a family and forget to take care of themselves. When they are under pressure, they eat foods they make them gain weight, because the food is like a stress reliever.
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How much weight should you gain during pregnancy?

Every woman is built differently, which means we all carry our babies different. Some out front, which sounds like you, some in their hips ... it all varies, but is nothing to worry about. The weight gain for an underweight woman would be 28-40 pounds. The weight gain for an average woman would be 25-35 pounds, and the weight gain for an overweight woman would be 15-25 pounds. Also I wanted to include how pregnancy weight is distributed. -7 pounds-maternal stores (fat, protein and other nutrients). -4 pounds-increased blood volume. -2 pounds-breast enlargement. -2 pounds-uterus. -7-1/2 pounds-baby -2 pounds-amniotic fluid. -1-1/2 pounds-placenta. I you out. I'm sure your pregnancy is progressing fine and good luck! Stacey I've always been told from my dieticians that I don't gain enough weight during my pregnancies. I have five kids. I gain a total of 15 lbs. during each pregnancy. But all my babies are healthy with an average birth weight of 7 lbs. Just eat healthy, take your vitatmins, and you don't have to worry about how many pounds you need to gain. ANSWER: It is different for every woman.I initially lost weight and didn't gain any back until I hit 4 or 5 months. I didn't really start showing until I got to 7 months, but I wasn't worried because the doc kept telling me the baby is doind great. Now I'm 36 weeks/9 months and have gained about 20 pounds. The estimate she will be a week early and only wieigh 6.5 to 7 pounds.

How much weight should you gain at 30 weeks of pregnancy?

Answer . my dr. told me he likes women to only gain a total of 25 lbs since it's healthier for the mother and just fine for the baby at 30 weeks I would think you'd only want to have gained 16-18 since you gain more towards the end ( lots of puffiness anyways ) but everyone is different.\n. \nIt also may depend what you weighed when you got pregnant. An overweight woman who is being careful what she eats may not put on any weight. A slender woman may put on 40 pounds or more.\n. \nThe baby will take all the nourishment it needs.

Is bloating and weight gain an early sign of pregnancy?

Answer . \nI'm not to sure about weight gain but I was very bloated! My baggy jeans from my last pregnancy fit my waist. I also felt like I was lying on a small ball in my abdomen. But just to be sure you need to contact your doctor. weight gain in very early pregnancy is not healthy.

Gaining weight in pregnancy?

The average weight gain for a female during pregnancy is about 25-35 pounds. . Breast 2-3 lbs. . Amniotic fluid -2-3 pounds . Blood- 4 pounds . Placenta 2-3 pounds . baby around 8 pounds . uterus 2-5 pounds . fat stored for delivery and breastfeeding about 10 pounds

How do you gain weight fast for women?

The recommended way to do this is to eat healthy foods in amounts that are more than your body needs. Eating unhealthy foods would also add to your weight but might harm you in the long run. If you want muscle-mass more than fat-gain, you'll also need to get plenty of exercise. Healthy foods to gain weight: red meat; fish (especially oily fish such as sardines) seeds and nuts; peanut butter, almond butter, tahini dairy and eggs sweet fruits such as mango, banana and papaya avocado granola; dried fruit; protein bars whole wheat bread; whole grain breads, crackers and foods; legumes olive oil on salads or wherever appropriate carbohydrate-veggies such as potatoes and yams 1) Note that red meat, dairy, and eggs should be eaten in moderation. If your body's cholesterol is low, you can increase the amount somewhat. 2) Try to eat several (4 to 6) times a day. Have snacks and drink water between meals, not during meals. 3) Try to avoid junk foods except as a treat here and there. 4) Don't overdo it. Gaining weight faster than about 1 pound per week should be done under supervision.

Second pregnancy weight gain?

Every pregnant is different. However, many women claim that theyshow more in their second or third pregnancy than they did in theirfirst.

How do you not gain a lot of weight during pregnancy?

It's inevitable and unhealthy. You should gain about 25-35 pounds during pregnancy. . blood = 4 pounds . baby = about 8 pounds . amniotic fluid = 2-3 pounds . Placenta = 2-3 pounds . breasts =2-3 pounds . uterus =2-5 pounds . weight needed for nursing and delivery = 5-9 pounds

What are some weight gaining tips for women?

In my opinion, the best weight gaining tip for women is to go for a natural weight gain diet. For more information about ways to gain weight, see the Related Questions section further down this page.

Why do women gain weight during pregnancy?

Pregnant women gain 1. weight of the baby (~ 7.3 lbs on average) 2. weight of the placenta (~ 3 lbs) 3. weight of the amniotic fluid (~2.5 lbs) 4. weight of the blood volume (increases ~50%, or about 5.5 lbs) 5. weight of the uterus (grows to 15 times its usual size/weight, gaining ~7 lbs) 6. weight of abdominal muscles that must grow to surround the larger belly (~5 lbs) 7. weight of skin and connective tissue that had to grow around the larger belly (~2 lbs) 8. weight of enlarged breasts (approx 2-3 lbs) Thus with no increased fat at all, a woman will gain 34 to 35 lbs during pregnancy. At birth only the weight of the amniotic fluid, placenta, baby and some blood from the uterus will be shed immediately, so expect to lose about 12-13 lbs right away. Over the next six weeks the extra blood volume will reduce and the uterus will slowly return to normal size, so expect another 12 pounds to disappear during this 6 week period. The enlarged abdominal muscle, skin and connective tissue generally takes longer to return to normal, so don't expect to lose those ~7 lbs (or see your belly flatten to normal again) for several more months. Finally, the enlarged breasts will remain so for as long as nursing continues.

Why do women gain weight after a tubal lagation?

That's a load of garbage probably just another poor excuse to put on weight as women say when they have had kids. I have had 4 kids and had my tubes tied. I have not put on a kilo however, my DIET stays the same. You are what you eat!!! WOW, you have a lot of nerve saying that and not being in someones shoes that has had a TL. I'm a personal trainer and I had my tubes tied. I can;t lose the last 15 pounds no matter what. My hormones are a mess. Maybe you should search PTLS before opening your mouth and for saying that, you'll probably gain at least 20 in the next year. I too have gained so much weight since my tubal ligation.I gained weight the same day I had it done.I have always lost my weight right after my three kids ,but after my tubal gained more weight.I was actually fatter after my tubal than I was pregnant.I too have used a personal trainer for a year and a half and nothing.I was put on a low calorie ,low carb diet and still can't lose weight .I have done jenny Craig ,weight watchers, and diet pills and any other thing you can think of.I have finally went to a bunch of doctors and can't find anything wrong with me,but one doctor told me if I had a reversal the weight would start to come off cause my hormones were messed up because of it. So i have had a reversal done this week ,and we will see what happens. I'm sorry u r having problems with your weigtht all so. I feel your pain and understand that a lot womwn are having the same problems as us.I'm talking millions of women are.So it's not us it's our hormones are messed up. 8-[ so sorry u r suffering.

At least how much weight you should gain during pregnancy?

You should gain around 25-35 pounds during pregnancy. All below measurements are just approximately how much weight you should gain in each category. These calculations will vary depending upon your age, height, weight, number of fetus's, etc. You should consult your doctor for the best weight gaining plan for you. . Baby - 8 pounds . Placenta- 2-3 pounds . Amniotic Fluid - 2-3 pounds . Breast tissue - 2-3 pounds . Blood Supply - 4 pounds . Fat storage for delivery and breast feeding - 5-9 pounds . Uterus Increase - 2-5 pounds . Total 25-35 pounds

When do you start gaining pregnancy weight?

You may have gained a couple of pounds at the begining but when you are about five to seven months along is when you really put on the pounds because that is when the baby starts to put on its weight adn it needs as much food as possible to be able to grow so this is the time to start puting coco butter on your stomach to keep the stretch marks away

Do you gain a lot of weight all at once during pregnancy?

You gain weight over time. As the baby grows it gains weight...as you consume food for yourself and the growing baby which may result in high fatty content entering your body...this means even more weight gain...so unless you plan to eat a massive amount of food to stock up for your baby. The answer is no.

What is the expected weight gain during pregnancy?

you child should be at least 5lbs or more at birth the you have the sac the baby in inside of you which have the placenta and fluid which the baby need 25lbs or more each month at first you should gain 1lbs towards the end of your pregnancy around 7months your start maybe gaining 1 to 2lbs by the 8th and 9th month you could gain as many as 4lbs in one week that when the baby starts gaining the weight listen as long as you eat right and get plenty of rest you should be fine I gain 20 with my daughter i was 161 at start by birth 1 was 182 my son I started at 150 and at birth 176

How long before gaining weight in pregnancy?

I'm on contraception pills, and i think I'm pregnant?? i keep on feeling sick- feel like throwing up???, week, and I'm due to have my period by next week or the week after, but I bin having vaginal bleeding???

How much weight should you gain at 18 weeks of pregnancy?

How much weight you gain during your pregnancy depends on how much you weighed prior to getting pregnant. If you were at a healthy weight prior to getting pregnant, you should gain 25-35 pounds during pregnancy. This breaks down to 1-5 pounds during the first trimester, and approximately 1 pound a week for the remaining duration of your pregnancy. So, at 18 weeks, you should have gained 6-10 pounds by now. If you are overweight, you should only gain 15-25 pounds during your pregnancy, if you are obese, you should only gain 11-20 pounds. However, if you are underweight, you should gain 28-40 pounds during your pregnancy. If you are having more than one baby, the amount of weight you should gain is higher. Your doctor will be monitoring your weight gain. If you have any questions or concerns, make sure you discuss it with your doctor at your next appointment.

Is pregnancy cause gain weight?

yes usually you gain weight when your pregnant because of the baby inside you and most women gain weight till 3 weeks after birth

How is it possible to not gain weight in pregnancy?

It is a necessary biological response for a woman to gain weight during her pregnancy. The weight is added from fat that holds nutrients and water that both provide for and protect the baby. It is not possible to not gain weight during the pregnancy without harming the baby, but there are ways to lose the weight after the birth of the child.

Am I gaining weight too fast during pregnancy?

This is my first pregnancy and I am 15 weeks. I have gained 17 lbs so far. It seems like a lot for such a short amount of time. I was 129 before I got pregnant and now 146. I read that you should gain about 2-4 lbs in the first 3 months and 1 lb each week after.

How to reduce the weight gained after pregnancy?

I gained 60 pounds when I was pregnant...After I had my daughter , I was still 160 pounds, my overeating habits didnt diminish overnight, I actually gained a few more pounds the following weeks..Then I decided enough is enough ..Every morning i would put my daughter in her stroller and go for a long walk , at least an hour ... was drinking lots of water and everytime i thought about food i chewed gum or grabbed some precut fruit of veggies i had already prepared daily in the refrigerator..as the weeks went on i would up my walks to twice a day and it helped the baby and me sleep at night as well...By the end of the summer i had dropped 25 pounds and have been 130 pounds every since ...i developed lifestyle skills as well by doing this and as an extra benefit for me is that my daughter has been watchingme exercise and eat healthy since she was a baby , she is now 7 and already knows the importance of exercise and healthy eating habits..win win ...good luck

Could acid reflux during pregnancy cause weight gain post pregnancy?

No acid reflux don't have any effect like that whether you are pregnant or not. Acid reflux if you are not pregnant can be a sign that you are eating too much, too fatty or too spicy. The acid in the stomach can't break it down and the "mouth" of the stomach wont close properly.

How much weight gain during pregnancy is normal?

The amount of weight you gain during pregnancy may depend on the weight you were before pregnancy, it also varies heavily for different people. A woman of average weight should gain approximately 25 - 35 pounds during pregnancy, underweight women often gain 28 - 40 pounds whereas overweight women may gain as little as 15 to 25 pounds.

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