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15/02/2014 at 08:26
I was just wondering,how much weight did you put on during your pregnancies? Do you buy maternity clothes in a bigger size? I'm a true size 10 and wondered whether I should buy size 12 clothes? I'm only 10w plus 4 today so I've got a few weeks to go yet
15/02/2014 at 08:43
15/02/2014 at 10:35
Too much lol. I went up from 79kg to about 90kg but went straight back down to 84kg after the birth. Just waiting for my c-sec wound to heal so I can start exercising and walking about again to lose the baby weight x
15/02/2014 at 13:06
Haleigh - thanks chick. I will start looking after my 12 week scan
LH86 - that is actually not too bad - only 11kg and that included the baby! My friend put on 25kg and went from 49kg (yes, she is very very skinny) to 74kg and lost all the wight within 3 months. On the other hand, my colleague is pregnant (mardy cow ha ha) and she is only 6 months and already put on 2 stones which is roughly 13 kg. And then she said the other day : I hope it's all baby! Ha ha, WTF? a 13kg baby at 6 months pregnant? I was thinking, you stupid cow, the baby probably weight 2 pounds if that ha ha.
15/02/2014 at 19:54
15/02/2014 at 20:23
16/02/2014 at 14:54
Thanks for your replies.
Tulip - I am trying to eat healthy stuff, I always have been a fan of healthy eating and I am used to eating a lot of fruit and veg and lean chicken meat (as healthy as chicken can be). I hope I can keep it up
Gingerpoodle - thanks honey. I will start looking at maternity stuff after my 12 weeks scan - less than 2 weeks to go now - eeeek. I said t DH today that we could go to Cheshire Oaks to have a look at some maternity clothes and baby stuff because most of the branded baby stuff is cheap there - Pumpkin Patch are very cheap and also Next The scan is on 27th Feb, mid morning and it is an understatement to say that I am terrified. I am 10w+5 today and feeling mega tired, which is good according to the midwife I am still getting sickness which I am extremely happy about - felt pretty rough all night last nigh and this morning. The longer it stays the better, I am embracing it - as sad as it sounds! I have gone off food as nothing tasted great at the moment and I do not particularly fancy stuff, but I am eating as the baby needs all the vitamins and nutrients. Have you found out what you are having?
17/02/2014 at 10:22
I am an 8-10 and i found by around week 9/10 I feeling uncomfy in my trousers/jeans so I bought some maternity jeans from New Look and also some maternity clothes from a selling site on facebook (mostly dorothy perkins bits) and they will do me well until I've had the baby. So far I've put on 6lbs and I'm 15+1. I won't deny, I have indulged in some bits I wouldnt usually have before I got pregnant as I was following Weightwatchers but I'm hoping to get back into shape pretty quickly afterwards.
17/02/2014 at 11:46
I vowed I wouldn't put so much weight on this time, I went from 11 to 14 plus stone with Caitlin n it took me 10 months to get it off but I did manage to get down to 9 stone. I was a lot heavier this time tho was already 12 n a half stone when I fell pg and think I put on about 2-2 n a half stone. got about 5kg to go to get back to pre preg weight not bad considering lexies only 18 days old n I had a section so haven't been very mobile. Don't think it'll take me long to lose it tho, first day with the girls on my own as oh back at work n haven't even had time to scratch my arse let alone eat yet lol, really looking forward to when I can start exercising again wana get a good few stone off before summer x
24/02/2014 at 18:39
Well I'm not exactly a little lady, I am a size 18-20, I weighed 104 kilos at 9wks+3 then went down to 102 kilos at 16wks+3 and I'm now 23wks+1 and I'm back to 104 kilos.
I'm hoping that I won't put too much weight on but feel that I may be tempting fate.
25/02/2014 at 16:56
25/02/2014 at 18:18
Thank you honey. I will let you know on Thursday
I am really scared, had a little cry on the way to work today cos I'm worried sick! DH is very positive and has a smile on his face when we talk about the scan bless him.
Ooooh, exciting You just need to buy yellow, beige and white things Have you got the pram yet?
25/02/2014 at 20:09
Best of luck for Thursday judy , sure everything will be fine , can't wait to see your update , it's natural to be worried , think we will worry til we have our little ones in our arms n then we worry if they're ok - think it's a mumas' lot to worry
, We are the same gp ,keep looking at pink / blue clothes n wish we knew which to get , got another scan at 30 weeks but still wont find out , bought yellow moses basket sheets , got boy n girl clothes but much more girls stuff , still waiting to get stuff out the loft to see what we actually have got , saw midwife today - hb was lovely - 160 bpm , thought was a bit fast but baba was moving n mw was quite happy with it , bp was good too 125/80, very good for me again , must be the aspirin doing it's job , wonder what weight the baby will be , have all been little tiddlers so far - 6lb 4 1/4 being the biggest , with the placenta hopefully functioning better will probably end up with a 9 pounder !! x x
26/02/2014 at 12:19
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26/02/2014 at 15:39
26/02/2014 at 19:20
I picked up a couple of maternity tops from New Look and when I tried them on one was really tight around my arms. I was like WTF? ha ha and my arms are not big at all I bought a size 10 as that is my true size, as much as I would like to fit in a size 8 again I am trying to eat healthy now so hope I do not put too much on, I don't care if I do thou as long as the baby is happy and healthy
I need to wear suits for work and getting away with jumper dresses there days Need to buy some button extenders
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