New guidelines for how much weight women should gain while pregnant…


http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090528/ap_on_he_me/us_med_pregnancy_weight

Eating for 2? Well one is less than 10 lbs, so they don’t need to eat much…

“Among the advice:

_A normal-weight woman, as measured by BMI or body mass index, should gain between 25 and 35 pounds during pregnancy. A normal BMI, a measure of weight for height, is between 18.5 and 24.9.

_An overweight woman — BMI 25 to 29.9 — should gain 15 to 25 pounds during pregnancy.

_An obese woman — BMI of 30 or higher — should gain 11 to 20 pounds. This marks the first recommendation ever set for women so heavy.

_An underweight woman — BMI less than 18.5 — should gain 28 to 40 pounds.”      By LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer Lauran Neergaard, Ap Medical Writer

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