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"How do you expect to grow a baby on that crap?"

"How do you expect to grow a baby on that crap?"

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  • Dopey406 Dopey406's Avatar 10-07-08 | 08:49 AM
  • That's what my high-risk OB said yesterday. We were talking about why my pressures were up and here's how our converstaion went:

    Doc: What'd you have for breakfast?
    Me: Toast and a glass of milk.
    Dock: Lunch?
    Me: Turkey sandwich.
    Doc: What else?
    Me: Glass of tea.
    Doc: What else?
    Me: I was going to have a banana but had to leave and didn't.
    Doc: You could have brought it--it's a portable food!
    Me: I'll do that next time.
    Doc: What else?
    Me: Nothing.
    Doc: What? How do you expect to grow a baby on that crap? That's not enough food to grow a baby! You need at least 2,200 calories a day...and that's not nearly enough! Breakfast is maybe 200 calories, maybe 400 for lunch. Are you going to eat that many calories for dinner? I doubt it.

    So my question is: What do you eat for meals??

    I should add that I did lose a pound from my last visit 3 weeks ago.
  • Bethann73 Bethann73's Avatar 10-07-08 | 09:22 AM

    start shoving more crap in yourself and grow that baby..

    Maybe have some fruit or protein in between meals ??
  • Dopey406 Dopey406's Avatar 10-07-08 | 09:35 AM
  • I do usually try to add a fruit because I KNOW I don't get enough fruit.
  • amitrat amitrat's Avatar 10-07-08 | 11:14 AM
  • I am a fruit nut, so on that base, I am covered. I would make sure I am eating something *between* meals - that will get extra calories in.

  • lauralkemp lauralkemp's Avatar 10-07-08 | 12:49 PM
  • You could try a meal shake like ensure or carnation. i think those are safe. I know that Slim fast isn't. Obviously, I mean these as between meals with an apple or banana or other fruit.

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