Weight management in pregnancy

Although you will be putting on weight in pregnancy as your baby grows, limiting the amount of extra weight gain in pregnancy will improve your health and your baby's, both now and in the future.

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    Weight management FAQs

    Everyone puts on weight in pregnancy, but limiting the amount of extra weight you gain will improve your health and your baby's, both now and in the future.

  • A woman's hand holding a BMI calculator.

    Calculate your BMI

    BMI stands for body mass index. It’s important to know what your BMI is so you can get the right care during your pregnancy.

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Last reviewed on February 1st, 2015. Next review date February 1st, 2018.

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