Gaining the unwarranted pregnancy weight —- how much weight should I gain during my pregnancy?
To calculate your BMI
Find your BMI range to see if your weight gain is on track.
BMI WEIGHT GAIN
Below 18.5 28 to 40 pounds
18.5-24.9 25 to 35 pounds
25.0-29.9 15 to 25 pounds
Above 30.0 11 to 20 pounds
Expecting Twins 37 to 54 pounds
How is my diet divided between the two of us?
Doctors cannot simply pinpoint what nutrients are for you and the baby. The baby’s nourishment is provided from your diet and the nutrients already deposited in your bones and tissues.
Inadequate nutrition during pregnancy may have lifelong effects on a baby's overall health.
The baby's health and growth is directly related to you. Filling up on nutrients is critical and when you're tempted to eat for two keep in mind that you are nutrients are more important than the intake amount.