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What should be an ideal weight at the moment i concieve...i am 73 kgs with 5.3 ft height?

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Old 07-18-12, 06:37 AM
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Old 07-19-12, 01:13 AM
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Hi Krishna,

Everyone's body is different and the important thing is to be fit and YOUR healthiest weight. I think your BMI might be a little higher than recommended (Body Mass Index calculations shows your ideal weight is upt to 64 kgs) but I know plenty of people who are over their ideal weight and have healthy, happy babies.
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Thanks..
Will it be advisable if i go on dieting to reduce weight...coz one of my friends told me that she had put on 20 kgs while her first pregnancy and it was very difficult for her
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You are very welcome!
The doctors say you should never try to lose weight while pregnant. Although I have one friend, she was quite overweight before pregnancy, and she started eating really healthy and lost some weight during her first trimester. It wasn't intentional though, she wasn't on a weight loss diet.

If you're considering getting pregnant, I would advise you to modify your eating habits a little bit, more fruits and salads and cut out the junk food. That might bring down your weight a little and eating healthier makes you feel better overall. I think it's easier to conceive too if you're within normal weight range.

But I wouldn't stress too much over dieting. Being happy and in peace with yourself and your body is the best thing you can do for your self and your future baby
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Hi again, Krishna,

There's a brand new article about this issue on TBC, you should check it out:

http://www.thebabycorner.com/page/2800/
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