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Pregnancy Weight Gain and Baby's Size At Birth

Pregnancy Weight Gain and Baby's Size at Birth

If a pregnant woman works out and stays physically fit, most people assume she'll deliver a lean tot. But then there are ladies who gain a lot of maternal weight during the expectant stage and still deliver a babe on the smaller side. Genetics, diet and many things factor in, but we're curious how much weight you gained during pregnancy and how big your baby was at birth?

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crazykittylady crazykittylady 5 years
I gained 56 lbs and she was 6 lbs 5 oz
amandachalynn amandachalynn 5 years
I gained 30 lbs, my son was 9.5lbs and 22'. Big baby, but I'm 5'10 and pretty solid. The weight all came off pretty quickly.
meandtheo meandtheo 5 years
i gained so much weight! with my daughter i gained 59 lbs! she weighed 8lbs 4 oz 21" long...i started at 105 and was back to that weight 3 months post. with my son i gained 50 lbs, he was 8lbs 7oz 22". he is 7 months old and i am back down to 110. the weight gain was insane! i worked out and ate well with both but it came anyway!
Girl-Jen Girl-Jen 5 years
I gained 35lbs. My daughter was 7lbs. 13oz. at birth. Now she's a 37lb., 40" tall almost three year old! :o Good thing she waited to join the bazillionth percentile until she was outside my body.
Girl-Jen Girl-Jen 5 years
I gained 35lbs. My daughter was 7lbs. 13oz. at birth.Now she's a 37lb., 40" tall almost three year old! :o Good thing she waited to join the bazillionth percentile until she was outside my body.
LaurenG22 LaurenG22 5 years
I started at 145, went up to 157 and delivered a 7'12 oz baby. I was 130 lbs within the week of delivery. EEK!
SugarKat SugarKat 5 years
I gained 39 lbs with my first and she was 6 lbs 13 oz. So far with this pregnancy, I've gained about 3 lbs (at 25 weeks) and the baby is right on normal...First baby was a girl and this one's a boy. I don't know how this baby's going to turn out.
SugarKat SugarKat 5 years
I gained 39 lbs with my first and she was 6 lbs 13 oz. So far with this pregnancy, I've gained about 3 lbs (at 25 weeks) and the baby is right on normal... First baby was a girl and this one's a boy. I don't know how this baby's going to turn out.
jenni5 jenni5 5 years
I gained 37lbs with the 1st and she was 7lbs 13oz and 42 with the 2nd and he was 8lbs 6oz. I was ridiculously hungry with both though and huge deli bagels with cream cheese were a daily ritual.
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