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Weight gain during pregnancy - how much is healthy?

When it comes to managing your weight during pregnancy, the first step is to understand the recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy. Having the knowledge to know what to aim for in the beginning can only be beneficial. This will vary for everyone and should be individualised. As outlined in the table below there are guidelines for weight gain based on your starting BMI. There are also different guidelines for women with multiple pregnancies, such as twin pregnancies.

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