I aren't struggling as such because so far I think I've only put on 6lbs, but it is early days! What I am struggling with it the change its having on my body! I know its a good change but now my belly sticks out, my bum is a tiny bit bigger and my boobs have grown!!
Don't worry about it tho! My app on my i-phone tells me to think of every lb gained as good for growing a healthy baby!
I decided this time not to get weighed anymore. Last time it stressed me out - one time I wasn't gaining enough, then too fast, then I lost some... In the end it all evened out but I'd have been much happier not knowing what the scales are saying.
So this time, after 16 weeks or so I stopped looking and asked the nurse not to tell me. The only way I know that things are expanding is by how my clothes fit.
Anyway, don't get depressed about it. Your body is doing what it is supposed to do in order to sustain your little one.
I am also struggling - I was slightly overweight when I got pregnant thanks to the anti depressants and other meds I was on before (I know its them because last time I stopped them I lost the weight immediately) so adding to that weight seems excessive. Last pregnancy I really put on a lot of weight by the end but lost it reasonably quickly, so am hoping that will be the case this time too.
Unfortunately I get weighed at check ups so can't help that - it also stresses me as I pick up weight rapidly and then not for a while and then rapidly again - this is no even weight gain.
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