Pregnancy weight gain is no laughing matter. Recent studies have linked pounds packed on through pregnancy with everything from large babies to gestational diabetes. So it is no wonder that some women's fear of gaining weight will color their views of pregnancy.
I’m going to adopt. I can’t handle doing that to my body. Also, when you rescue something, it's like rescuing a part of yourself.
Though the Institute of Medicine recommends that the average weight women gain be between 25 and 35 pounds throughout pregnancy, 55 percent of LilSugar readers remained heavier after pregnancy than before. Would postbaby body concerns have you consider adoption?