I am very overweight I weighed myself on the scale yesterday 265 when I was pregnant with my son I weight 200 pounds and that was 6 years ago. I'm hoping my weight will not affect me TTC #2. I know I have high cholesterol, it's not high enough to need medication though, My Dr. told me if I lost weight my cholesterol would go down, also have a fatty liver as I got my gallbladder removed in 2006, so now I don't have that extra filter and being overweight and eating the way I do causes most of the fat to go straight to my liver. But I have been replacing breakfast with a soy meal replacement shake, Hoping to drop the 65 pounds I gained.
Location: originally from Jamaica, live in Toronto
I just wanted to tell you beautiful ladies not to stress to much, I am a big ol girl, just stepped on scale at my 12 week appt & I weigh 279lbs 5'6, and I have lost 13 pounds in my 1st trimester so far. I am pregnant with # 5 and I have never had any health issues during any of my pregnancies. I was pregnant with my 1st at 19, weighing about 222 lbs, and now I am 34 and weigh 279, so really I have been fat with all of them. All pregnancies were normal, healthy and normal deliveries. As someone said being overweight does not automatically equal health issues/pregnancy issues. Dont let anyone let you feel that way either, wether medical professional or not!
I'm 5'9 and when I started ttc I was 245lbs and I started eating more clean and exercising every day I'm now 200-205 and got pregnant twice since I lost weight (but lost both my loves). Before I lost weight I never even got a maybe bfp, being healthier really helps..still a work in progress. Good luck girls
Thanks for the encouraging words ladies! I am having some pretty promising symptoms this month! i'm 10DPO today and had a dream last night that I took a test and it was positive. Hoping it's a sign. Sending lots of love and sticky baby dust to all!
Any opinions, advice, statements or other information expressed or made available on BabyandBump.Momtastic.com by users or third parties, including but not limited to bloggers, are solely those of the respective user or other third party. They do not reflect the opinions of BabyandBump.Momtastic.com and they have not been reviewed by a physician, psychologist or parenting expert or any member of the BabyandBump.Momtastic.com staff for accuracy, balance or objectivity. Content and other information presented on BabyandBump.Momtastic.com are not a substitute for professional medical or mental health advice, counseling, diagnosis, or treatment. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical or mental health advice from your physician or other qualified health provider because of something you have read on BabyandBump.Momtastic.com. BabyandBump.Momtastic.com does not endorse any opinion, advice, statement, product, service or treatment made available on the website. If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or emergency services immediately.