Personally no. In fact at my booking my midwife commented how unfair the BMI scale is in calling me "over weight".
I think a lot of it comes down to insensitive health professionals. There are raised risks from being overweight and the bigger you are the greater those risks are. But they are a risk not a certainty and risks can be off set by other positive factors. There are ways to talk to women about weight issues without being rude, but it seems a lot of professionals haven't yet worked it out.
I know from spending a lot of time chatting to home-birthers that women can get a lot of hostility when planning their births especially if their BMI is over 35.
Thank you Thats if i ovulate tho.. as ince gaining weight ive not been exactly regular..
I have a doctors appointment.. its a registration medical type thing.. so im going to mention that i don't always ovulate just in-case they offer any help ... Im also going to take my slimming world book to show my weight loss.. so the doctor cant dismiss me with a simple... just loose weight...
I'm overweight (actually classed as obese on the bmi scale) but weigh less than before I was pregnant with my dd and I had no problems relating to my weight during my pregnancy with her (I had SPD but that isn't weight related) Passed the GTT test with flying colours, my blood pressure was always fine and I didn't gain any weight other than the baby, placenta etc. DD was a large baby (9lbs 4oz) but then so was I (11lbs 4oz!) and my sister (9lbs 4oz same as DD) and my mum was very slim before she got pregnant with us so I reckon that's a family thing not related to the mother's weight. I'm hoping to lose some more weight before we fall pregnant again but i'm not delaying ttc for it.
Hi there, I've been trying to conceive for awhile now with no luck. I am definitely overweight. My BMI was calculated to be 34 at the doctors recently. I just started my first round of clomid today since I have irregular cycles and anovulatory cycles. I know my weight is the main issue with my cycles. I lost 70 pounds for my wedding 2 years ago and everything worked like clockwork then. I have started watching what I eat and going on hour long bike rides with DH in hopes to lose weight again.
Good luck to everyone and I hope we all see a soon!
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