Starchy foods carbs is what I need to stay away from. I am just 4 weeks pregnant and am 90 pounds and my doctor advises l should cut down in my weight. Is it safe to have sex like this? Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members, show more. You need to eat more, maybe even more than while you were pregnant. LB Laura Ben May 20,
Opt for unsaturated "good" fats like olive oil, canola oil, and peanut oil. Snacks can be perfectly healthy during pregnancy, even if your doctor recommends a small amount of weight gain or weight loss.
Choose healthy snacks rich in nutrition over processed foods and desserts heavy in sugar or rich dairy fat. Consider a banana smoothie or frozen all-fruit nonfat sorbet instead of ice cream and shakes. Munch on trail mix, nuts, and fruit in between meals. Instead of white crackers and fatty cheese, eat whole-grain crackers covered with a small amount of low-fat cheese.
Hard-boiled eggs, whole-grain toast, and plain yogurt are other snack options worth considering. Instead of sugary drinks, go for low-sodium vegetable juice, sparkling water with a splash of fruit juice, or flavored skim or soy milk over ice.
Exercise is an important part of weight-loss diets outside of pregnancy and it also plays a significant role in achieving a healthy weight during pregnancy. Healthy pregnant women should get, at minimum, 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate aerobic activity weekly.
It may make losing weight after pregnancy easier, as well. Talk to your doctor before beginning an exercise regimen. Stop exercise immediately if vaginal bleeding occurs or if your water breaks prematurely. Good exercise options to choose from include low-impact activities like walking, swimming, dancing, and cycling. Avoid activities where you can get struck in the abdomen, like kickboxing or basketball. You should also avoid activities during which you might fall, like horseback riding.
Avoid scuba diving since it could cause gas bubbles to build up in your baby's blood. It's been 4 weeks and I'm very overweight. How do I slow down the weight gain? The best thing to do is add about 30 minutes exercise to your daily routine, provided your doctor has okayed this.
Walking and riding a recumbent bike are likely the easiest. Eat a healthy diet and stay away from foods with empty calories like chips, cookies, cakes, drinks, etc. Cut out those foods and started watching your carb intake. The weight will come off safely and your baby is still getting its needed nutrients. Not Helpful 44 Helpful I gained pounds with my first pregnancy, and now am pregnant with my second.
I have SPD and it's very painful and I can't really exercise because of the pain. My OB told me I must lose weight but I eat 3 meals a day.
I'm pretty sedentary - is that why I am gaining so much weight? What can I do? I too gained a considerable amount of weight during my first pregnancy and experienced excruciating pain due to SPD. I would recommend swimming as a low impact form of exercise and going to a chiropractor who specializes in treating pregnant women.
It changed my life. Not Helpful 11 Helpful I'm just 4 weeks pregnant and pregnancy fat is all over my face - how do I control it? You can try to do some facial exercises. Also, try drinking more water to flush the toxins out and avoid excessively salty foods. Not Helpful 13 Helpful What could be the cause of pain inside the vagina at night for a pregnant mother?
This might be the baby kicking or pressing on other side of the cervix, bladder pressures, dryness because of hormonal changes. It could be as a result of infections such as thrush and also foreign objects such as a stray hair or fluff.
Or, it could be the cervix opening or twitching. But it is best to talk to your doctor or health provider if you have pain or are unsure about anything. Pain can be an indicator of something wrong, but it also can be from normal things, like trapped wind. Not Helpful 17 Helpful You should not AIM to lose weight during pregnancy. However, it is common for women to lose weight during the first trimester for a number of reasons, including morning sickness and food aversions.
Keep in mind that it is normal and healthy to gain weight while pregnant. Of course, you can minimise weight gain by avoiding junk food, salty or fried foods and eating smaller meals more frequently. Aim to fit your life around you pregnancy, not your pregnancy around your life! Not Helpful 6 Helpful Can I still do the 10 day smoothie cleanse by J. J Smith if I am pregnant? Don't go on any "special diets" unless approved by your healthcare provider.
A pregnant woman should not even think about going on any type of specialized diet. Just eat healthier foods and smaller portions. I am 27 week pregnant and my weight is 73 kg but it should be 71 kg so what should I do to lose weight?
Eat more leafy greens and pulses. Also, try changing to skimmed milk if you haven't already. Add light aerobics to your routine. Talk to your doctor about other possible ideas. Not Helpful 33 Helpful It depends what you mean by "fast". A continuous fast is not a good idea, as you might deny the baby some of the nutrients it requires for development.
On the other hand, half-day fasts for a short period of time might be fine, provided you eat well and drink plenty of water during the non-fasting part of the day and get plenty of rest and avoid strenuous activity.
Of course, if you have a lot of nausea and are finding it hard to get adequate intake, you may have to just eat when you can and forget fasting for the time being.
Not Helpful 7 Helpful 8. Having suffered from anorexia for many years when I was young, I am struggling with such a huge gain. What should I do? Just remember there is nothing more beautiful than a pregnant woman! Talk to your doctor about how to eat a healthy diet during your pregnancy. Not Helpful 0 Helpful 1. What could be the cause of breast nipple pain during two months of pregnancy? The breast is filling out and preparing for lactation, this is very common in pregnancies.
Not Helpful 4 Helpful 4. I currently weigh 72 kg. How can I lose 12 kg? Answer this question Flag as I am just 4 weeks pregnant and am 90 pounds and my doctor advises l should cut down in my weight. The thing I crave the most is Slim Fast milk chocolate shakes. Not exactly what you want to be consuming when you want to be putting on weight and taking in the most nutrients possible. Even if I'm not trying to put on weight, I am at least trying to sustain my weight.
So many small, random, scattered thoughts and I should be in bed! I am off to try to get a good nights sleep so I can hopefully feel good tomorrow. I was craving junk food and fast food but it was making my stomach hurt. Lately I've been on a pineapple, grape, and veggies kick. Get yogurt, cottage cheese, maybe some protein bars I love Luna bars and Special K bars and Slim Fast Shakes , whole wheat pasta and breads, etc.
From there, keep a food log. I used one at s park p eople no spaces which allows you to also track your exercise. They will tailor meal plans for your specific caloric needs. You don't have to get obsessive, just try this for a couple weeks to see where you are at calorie-wise and to see how much fiber, fat, carbs, etc. Hi, I'm new to this app, I'm 39 and have had a baby almost 6weeks ago, Id say I want to lose my baby weight but I suffered from horrendous morning sickness and total lack of appetite while pregnant so I'm a whole stone lighter than before I fell pregnant.
I do however want to lose the rest of the weight I gained since meeting and marrying my husband. I'm following the biggest loser eating plan. I realize they don't have a lot of calories and I don't drink them for that reason, it's just that I like the taste and they do have some vitamins and minerals don't quote me on this.
My husband is big on Carnation Instant Breakfast. Maybe you could drink something like that if you can't bring yourself to eat. I didn't gain with my son till 20 weeks and was just fine.
I actually would drink slim fast shakes with my son and add in fruit and mix it in the blender with ice to make it like a thick shake. It was good because there are so many nutrients in there. I didn't replace meals, but that was all I could handle in the morning. I did run it by my Dr. Hydroxycut make me so nausuas and continuous bowel movement and gassy, but now I'm trying slimquick. And this one doesn't affect how I feel at all. I love the diet and exercise regiment but I am starting in the second level since I am a pro at working out I haven't seen any results yet but it's only been a week and I was not following the regimen at all.
So I guess that the real secret is following the regiment and perhaps our bodies do need to ajust to the pill working. What are you on and how much of it. Does your ob know. I weigh lbs and can't seem to lose the weight. I went on the slim fast diet and stuck completely to that diet.
I was going to the gym every night and working out for an hour. I am and would drink bottles of water all day long. When I had mine I did research and there are quite a few people that have gotten pregnant while it was still in. Have you checked the string to see if it's still in place? You said that your last AF was the beging of Oct?
How many days late are you? In most cases you can take the test the first day of missed Af. But the longer you wait the more chances of getting a correct answer. I went home and this went on for two hours and got worse. I got the shakes , felt a burning down through my arms and couldn't focus on anything.
I was nauseous and pacing, and then tried to sleep to get rid of the thoughts and sensations. I slept for three days straight almost, every time I woke up the burning sensation and the thoughts of going crazy would return immediately, and I would try to sleep as soon as i felt them coming. They said it shouldn't stop me from getting pregnant , but it'll just be harder to get pregnant.
I'm just as frustrated as you are. It always frustrates me to no end when I see teenagers getting pregnant, and they can't financially afford the child As much as I feel like giving up, I just gotta believe that it's coming soon.
We are thinking about looking into adoption, but I really want a child of my own as well. The rule of thumb in exercise is this.
Exercising at a fast aerobic pace will burn fat, exercising slowly will build muscle. If you combine the two, weight is maintained. When a woman hits the age of 30, the body will gain about 5 pounds.
This increase is due to the body beginning to shift hormonal balance. Women who exercise alot may begin peri-menopause as early as 30 where you experience some weight gain, mood swings, and changes in the period.
You can exercise while taking the B12 with Lipotropics for weightloss, in fact it's highly recommended.