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

    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.

  • A woman's hand holding a BMI calculator.

    Calculate your BMI

    BMI stands for body mass index, and this is a way for your health team to know whether you are a healthy weight for your height. This BMI calculator is based on your pre-pregnancy weight.

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

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