Our expert says:
Congratulations on your pregnancy. It is a pity that you have gained weight because of poor eating habits, but you can at least try to change these to healthier ones, which should either cause moderate weightloss or prevent you from gaining even more. Click on 'Diet' at the top of this page, 'Weight loss', ‘Balanced diet’ and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of a low-fat, high-fibre balanced slimming diet. Because you are pregnant please add 2 cups of fat-free milk or yoghurt, or cottage cheese to your daily intake to ensure that you and baby obtain sufficient calcium. Ask your dr or gynae if you are still allowed to do some form of exercise such as going for walks or swimming (heated pool!) and if the dr gives permission try to get some exercise every day as this also helps with weightloss.
All the best with your pregnancy
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