Folic acid, ovulation predictor tests and an extra helping of pasta? It may sound strange, but for underweight women who are trying to conceive, the addition of a few pounds may be all that is needed to increase their odds of becoming pregnant. While many women work to prepare the bodies for pregnancy with a healthier diet, less alcohol, and more exercise, some women are told to gain weight to make their bodies more hospitable for a baby. E! TV host Giuliana Rancic recently told the ladies on The View about her doctors' orders to add 5-10 pounds to her frame, and now the British media are speculating that Victoria Beckham is doing the same in hopes of conceiving her fourth child.
Did you add a few pounds to your body to get pregnant?