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in breast tissue
fat needed for delivery and breastfeeding
If you eat a healthy
balanced diet, your baby will be getting all the nutrients
that they require and you will also end up gaining the right
amount of weight throughout your pregnancy.
On average, you
should gain between 2 to 4 pounds during the first trimester
and around 1 pound each week for the rest of your pregnancy.
If you were of
average weight before the pregnancy then you should gain between
24 to 35 pounds. If you were underweight then it increases
to between 29 and 40 pounds. Having been overweight means
that you will need to only gain between 15 and 25 pounds during
your pregnancy. Whatever
the case may be, you must speak to your healthcare provider
who will be in a position to recommend the ideal weight gain
plan that you may follow.
Your weight gain
and general fitness level will also depend on the kind and
amount of activity that you engage in during your pregnancy.
Light excercises will help go a long way in keeping you healthy
and fit in readiness for delivery.
to enjoy your pregnancy as you look forward to meeting your