As we all know, gaining weight is a normal part of a healthy pregnancy. But what is the right amount of weight to gain? If you are underweight when you begin your pregnancy, you should gain slightly more than the average weight woman. If you are overweight when you begin your pregnancy, you should gain slightly less than the average weight woman.
Recommended Weight Gain During Pregnancy
- Normal weight women: should gain 25-35 pounds
- Underweight women: should gain 28-40 pounds
- Overweight women: should gain 15-25 pounds
Weeks of Pregnancy
You probably will not gain much weight, 1 or 2 kg at most. You may even lose weight if you have morning sickness
You will start gaining weight faster now, at an average 0.5kg a week. That is 7-9kg over the 3 months.
You will gain weight a lot more slowly. Expect to add about 1kg a month.
Credits to pregnancy week by weekI hope this post will add up to your knowledge regarding pregnancy weight. Till next time!