How to gain weight during pregnancy

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 How to gain weight during pregnancy


How to gain weight during pregnancy
 How to gain weight during pregnancy




Weight gain during pregnancy


Pregnant women usually gain weight during pregnancy due to changes in the woman's body, such as the increase in the size of the placenta and the growth of the fetus in the stomach. Weight gain in women can be a result of dieting during pregnancy.

 But what is not normal for a woman to stay at the same weight, or even a woman who is facing the problem of losing weight during pregnancy should work hard to gain weight to normal limits.



normal weight gain

How to gain weight during pregnancy


International studies classify weight gain during pregnancy as:


  • On average, women are overweight, 11-16 kg.
  • And increases from 13 to 18 kg for skinny women.
  • The weight of obese women is 6-11 kg.


  • For women who are pregnant with twins, the weight gain ranges from 11 to 20 kg.
  • It should be noted that weight gain occurs gradually and not quickly or suddenly. In the first few months of pregnancy (from the first month to the third month), you gain about 2 kg and then start multiplying. kg every week until the end of pregnancy.
  • How to gain weight in pregnant women
  • Double the number of meals. This equates to 5-6 meals a day.
  • An overdose of snacks and nuts such as dried fruits, grapes and crackers.
  • Eat more calorie-rich foods such as peanut butter.
  • Drink whole milk.


  • This dish adds skim milk powder to the puree to promote weight gain.
  • If possible, eat nutritious foods cooked with ghee and butter.
  • Sleep well and rest.
  • I go to sports for pregnant women and take care of the rest.
  • Make sure to eat foods rich in carbohydrates such as potatoes, pasta and bread.
  • It is wise to use salt to prepare and consume pickled cucumbers. This is because salt retains water inside the cells and increases weight.
  • It contains a lot of sugar, so eat more sweets.
How to gain weight during pregnancy


  • Drink plenty of natural juices, especially mango juice.
  • Eat whole grains such as brown rice.
  • Make sure to eat healthy protein like the protein found in lean meats.
  • Increase the amount you eat at each meal.
  • Season food with spices and seasonings. This is appetizing and helps you eat more food.
  • Do not drink water before or during meals. Because water fills you up quickly.
  • Try to chew food quickly.