Hi!
I am in my fifth month, my gynecologist hasn't asked me anything about my weight. As in when I go for my monthly check up she just checks the sono reports, my BP and baby's heartbeat. Is it necessary to keep a check on my weight too?? really worried about it. I have just put on 4kgs.


Mansi Shah

yes.... you should have a sterdy weight gain.... too excess at a time is not good and too less is also not good. a sterdy weight gain shows that your baby is growing well.

Dr.Srujana Kona( PT)

Hi what is ur weight just before conception? What is ur BMI that time?

Bakhita Saldanha

Hi Dr.Srujana,
My weight just before /at the time of conception was 51kgs. My BMI at that time was 21.2.
My current weight is 55Kgs.

Neha Agarwal

As advised by BabyChakra expert Dr Riddhi Chandarana.

Weight gain of 4 kgs in 5 months is good. mane that's why she didn't say anything. rest it's best to consult and ask your gynaec. All the best ! :)

Dr.Srujana Kona( PT)

Hi, u have gained good weight.Ur BMI is normal.So, 1kg per month is advisable.Overall weight gain during 9 months is 9 to 10 kg..

Bakhita Saldanha

Oh great! Thank you Dr. Srujana, Mansi and Neha.

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