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While I was about the only time in your life you can put on thirty pounds and not feel guilty at all.
But a lot of women did not see pregnancy that way.
Studies show infected 20% of pregnant women do not gain enough for weights.
During their pregnancy and many of those suffer from a condition known as -- -- -- -- Something that can be downright dangerous to your baby and that many feel as inspired by these super slim a celebrity pregnant bellies.
Doctor Jake Deutsche joins me now and more on this doctor good morning to you.
Good morning -- Are you all right so I'm doing great thanks -- that they say they just provides the guidelines to say that what should a normal side east.
Gain in her nine months of pregnancy.
25 to 35 pounds so that's within the range of normal but you have to consider that this is gonna be gained.
Differently over there.
Course of the pregnancy we -- pregnancy the trimester is so they typically recommend about five pounds in the first trimester.
And then one to two pounds per week in each of the second and third trimester.
So a total around thirty pounds -- right.
But a lot of women now apparently are not doing that because -- of Saturday with staying -- something which is quite literally impossible.
When you have a baby growing inside of you and they are using.
-- it is excessive exercise and self induced vomiting to stop themselves from gaining weight.
Yep that all of those things are true and it's it's like you said it's an obsession it's a cultural phenomenon and it's really a serious problem -- and because we're talking about.
Fetal mortality as an outcome we're talking about.
Permanent problems like spider benefit and several -- -- And even more chronic problems they're seeing higher incidents such as asthma ear infections here upper respiratory tract infections so this is something to be serious about and you even think about it as starving if he gets -- that's essentially what people are doing when you're not eating up when you're pregnant.
It's just down right inhumane so it has to be addressed -- have to be taken very seriously.
Why haven't you matches some of that some of the problems that can -- and I was looking myself to -- low birth weight rematch thirty higher miscarriage rates right -- metabolic abnormalities in your baby.
Growth retardation birth defects and it goes on -- -- and he really does seem like the most selfish thing you can do it is nice -- because you're not only starving yourself -- -- tablet but doctor -- What is -- dangerous level because now they're saying that if you're obese to start with right on your pregnancy.
Then you should -- very little so have people know what's dangerous and what's not wolf.
First of all you should be consulting your doctor while you're pregnant and be monitoring your rear weight gains but when you are heavier obviously you're not recommended to gain more weight.
But the problem this is people who are already under way her -- challenged with the problem of anorexia.
There are expected to gain more so that may be even more vicious cycle more typical thing to overcome.
So you have to follow the guidelines like I had set up about thirty pounds that's basically at about fifty extra calories today in the first part of pregnancy another 300 calories in the second part.
And an -- 400 to 500 calories and third part of pregnancy so those -- the rough guidelines that you should be following.
You know and should know that even if they go over that I a Jenny McCarthy whose book belly laughs which is hysterical for anybody who wants to read about pregnancy.
She talked about gaining almost nine.
And now look at -- this is her while she is pregnant.
Now look at the after right girlfriend lost at all but he led him.
That's what everybody's obsessed with it is not only being slim very pregnant but immediately being able to take off that -- and that's what become so so dangerous I mean if you're thinking about constantly what clothes you can Wear when you're pregnant.
Fooling people that you don't look pregnant how you're gonna get then after pregnant you may actually be suffering from a form of this part Alexia it's it's something that every.
But he -- you don't have to say.
It is bizarre being -- myself I can say you -- you you.
You looked out your body just keeps getting bigger bigger friend you don't you it is only go to get bigger before the baby comes out talking to my doctor about it she said.
Every pregnant woman goes through that you know you just have to surrender yourself to the process you're gonna get bad.
And you have to embrace and try to love it.
But the problem is academics we see a lot of these celebrities not so much -- -- -- ninety pounds right but like Nicole Richie who you know that they never got the huge baby -- -- so it seemed.
And women think I can't either rate in the.
Used to be beautiful to be on the cover of a magazine while you're pregnant and posing nude.
Now it's about being on the cover magazine and not looking pregnant -- everybody's speculating are you or are you not.
We've really lost some sort of focus on what's important about being pregnant.
And it -- to definitely be something that everybody sees their doctors and maintains very closely.
Yeah it's a beautiful little baby baby bump and and lest I be accused of could have contributed to any of this look -- will now show off my baby bump on national television Belfour and let me tell you.
I'm proud of it there's my little buddy.
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