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    Hi all! I'm 12wks today and just went for my first US this morning, I'm measuring 11+4.

    I was was just wondering if anyone else has *not* gained weight at this stage? I know people who have a lot of ms can lose weight at the start but I've not been sick at all, I'm just not gaining anything. I'm actually about 1kg less than pre-Preg. This is my first bub so I really have no idea.

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    I am one of those people who lost 2 kg until week 12 from nausea. I have since put on 8kg from pre preg weight until now 27weeks. I think you will find that the real hunger doesnt kick in until around week 20 ish. And you will gain weight then
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    I didn't put on weight with either of my pregnancies until quite late. I actually lost weight in the first trimester (even though first time round I wasn't sick at all and 2nd time round I was only mildly unwell), then went back to starting weight in 2nd trimester and in 3rd trimester I gained weight.

    My obstetrician was never worried when I asked. She said as long as I wasn't trying to do some sort of crash diet or starving myself then it was ok as bub would take all the nutrients they needed.

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    Same here, I didn't gain weight until perhaps 15 weeks, and very slowly to gain a total of perhaps 10.5kg for the whole pregnancy. I'm just 5"1 though so didn't have the space to gain too much!

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    I didn't gain any weight until about 22 weeks, even now at 38 weeks I have only gained about 6kgs.

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    Your bub is tiny at this stage so doesn't weigh much so no weight gain is completely healthy, your body is working over time to grown & develop you bub so burning a lot more energy than before... I didn't put any on till about 16/17 weeks, only put 12kg on during my pregnancy.


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    Thanks everyone


 

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