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    Pregnancy weight gain calculator is a handy tool for estimating how much weight you should gain during your pregnancy as per the recommended guidelines. You can use it to determine your current pregnancy weight gain and compare it with the recommended one, on weekly basis during the pregnancy

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    Disclaimer: Kindly note that the pregnancy weight gain calculator is only to track the recommended weight gain during normal pregnancy and should not be considered as a substitute to analyze your weight asked in special health conditions by your gynecologist.


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    Pregnancy is the unique phase in woman’s life when everyone encourages her to gain weight and ensure a healthy pregnancy. There are various factors which determines the weight gain during pregnancy e.g. adequate diet, age, height, pre pregnancy BMI etc.

    Weight gain during pregnancy is a normal process. It is necessary to be monitored at regular intervals by the mothers.  

    The pregnancy weight gain calculator is a convenient tool for assessing how much recommended weight you should put on during pregnancy. You can use pregnancy weight gain calculator to know the recommended weight gain week by week. Keeping in mind that these values are recommended for the good health of you and your baby.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Ideally for normal pregnancy, weight gain depends on pre-pregnancy body mass index. Weight gain for a woman with normal BMI (18.5-24.9) is 11-16 kg. An obese woman (BMI>30) should not gain more than 7kg, whereas an underweight woman (BMI<18.5) may be allowed to gain up to 18 kg.

    Pre- pregnancy BMIPre- pregnancy CategoryRecommended Weight Gain
    < 18.5Underweight28-40lb (13-18kg)
    18.5 – 24.9Normal24-35lb (11-16kg)
    Overweight15-25lb (7-11kg)
    25-29.9> 30Obese11-20lb (5-9kg)
    Pre- pregnancy BMICategoryRecommended Weight Gain
    18.5-24.9Normal28-40lb (13-18kg)
    18.5 – 24.9Normal37-54lb (17-25kg)
    25-29.9Overweight31-50lb (14-23kg)
    > 30Obese25-42lb (11-19kg)

    Excess weight gain at the time of pregnancy can increase the risks ofgestational diabetes, high blood pressure, |excess weight/size of the babythat leads to complications during birth. We suggest you seek advice from ahealth |expert.

    In normal pregnancy, variable amount of weight gain is a constantphenomenon. The total weight |gain during singleton pregnancy for a healthywoman averages 11 kg.

    It is essential for mothers to gain recommended weight at steady pace throughout their pregnancy. If the mothers | fail regularly to achieve the required amount of weight, the risk of complications increases during the pregnancy | e.g. low birth weight of the baby, premature delivery etc.

    If you are not gaining appropriate weight during pregnancy, it might lead togreater risk of pregnancy complications | such as premature baby birth, babylow birth weight,It is suggested to recommend your doctor/dietician to get the | customized charting.