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Ideal weight
My wife has conceived. 5weeks since LMP. What should be the ideal weight to minimize pregnancy risks? She is 5'3" and currently weighs 60kgs. A tentative (Bengali non-veg) diet chart for her would be welcomed.
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Dr. Shyama Nivas
Gynecologist 8 yrs exp Patna

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Ideal wt.gain during pregnancy is 11 kgs. 1 kg in first trimester that is till 12 wks . Then 1.5 kg every month after that.so at least don't worry about her wt. At present.go for regular antenatal checkups.
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Dr. Rita Bakshi
Gynecologist/Obstetrician 31 yrs exp Delhi
Hello, The desired pregnancy weight gain is 11 kgs. There is nothing to worry about. For now, go for regular antenatal checkups to ensure that everything is fine.
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