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Weight Gain Baby Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Weight Gain Baby.

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11 Tips to Lose Weight while Breastfeeding

During pregnancy, you gained many much-needed pounds to grow and support your baby, but not every pound gained can be attributed to "baby weight" that goes away after your baby is born. A typical pregnancy weight gain (roughly 25-35 pounds)...  Read more

7 Times the Scale is Lying to You

The scale can be a valuable tool in any weight-loss journey. It can tell you where you started and help you track your progress. It's the tool people use most as a measure of success--or failure. As useful as the scale can be, don't forg...  Read more

More Reason to Get Fit Before Pregnancy

According to a recent study published in Pediatrics, a child is more likely to be overweight at a young age if his mother was overweight before she became pregnant. Ohio State University researchers studied data from more than 3,000 children and...  Read more

Bouncing Back into Shape after Baby

Now that your baby has finally arrived, your life will never be the same. Your body has gone through some major changes, too—and will continue to do so in the coming months. When you're feeling ready (and after your doctor gives you cl...  Read more

Getting Ready to Eat for Two

Thinking about pregnancy? Whether you’re aiming to get pregnant next year or in the next few months, you should be getting ready now. This is the time to take inventory of your nutrition habits and make necessary changes that will promote good...  Read more

Healthy weight vs. Perfect weight
Updated 8/21/2014 11:11:35 AM

My girlfriend is 5 feet tall and weigh's in at 106. She wants to get down to 98 pounds which is her "perfect weight". I just don't understand this obsession on one number. I am happy anytime my BMI is 24.9 or below. And most of my adult life I have b...  Read more

Dramatic weight loss - good? Bad? Scary?
Updated 8/21/2014 2:47:52 PM

I typically weigh every Monday. I started off at 331 pounds, my heaviest ever. My first week, I dropped about 9 pounds - typical. Two pounds the next week - progress. So I weighed myself this week, coming off a week of 320 pounds. I weigh on the...  Read more

Belviq weight loss drug
Updated 8/21/2014 1:58:19 PM

I decided to be my own guinea pig and try belviq a new weight loss drug that is advertised. I went to the official website and printed out a voucher or a free 15 day supply and got my dr. to prescribe it. I have to say....I'm FAMISHED on belviq! I re...  Read more

First post! PCOS & Weight loss
Updated 8/21/2014 2:02:29 AM

Hi everyone!! I am a 20 year old female college student and just joined SparkPeople yesterday :) I was diagnosed with PCOS when I was 15 years old, and I've always been overweight from this disease. It seems like my entire high school/hal...  Read more

water weight loss at the start of a diet
Updated 8/19/2014 11:04:16 PM

Does anyone know how much weight that comes off initially during a diet/corrected eating habits is actually weight from water? I know there is a great deal of water locked up with glycogen storage, and as glycogen goes down initially it appears like...  Read more

Planning for a pregnancy

I've been trying to lose weight (or at least saying that) for three years, and all I have done is gain because I just don't take care of myself. Now that my husband and I are thinking about trying to get pregnant next year, I have a whole new and wo...  Read more

Mindless eating

I found myself gaining weight while eating and surfing the web or watching TV....  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

Chubby Babies No Longer Considered Healthy Babies

I apologize in advance if this blog sounds like a vent, because it's a touchy subject for me. I have two children. When my daughter was born, she was small and stayed in the lower percentile for weight and height during her first year. As a new mo...  Read more

Exercising While Pregnant: Good for Mom, Great for Baby

I'm a strong advocate of exercise during pregnancy. I ran through most of my pregnancies, which helped keep my weight gain in the normal range, made labor and delivery much easier, and also helped me bounce back into shape more quickly after birt...  Read more