It is common for those with morning sickness to lose weight, especially those who are overweight to begin with.
Not only are you vomiting and not eating much for a couple of months, but if you are like me, all of a sudden you realise that it is not just you that you are eating for. People change their diet to cut out a lot of bad foods. Just giving up alcohol and takeaway foods did it for me.
I have increased my exercise, cut out a lot of bad eating habits, lost a few kg's and have only just managed to put on 1kg from my original prepregnancy weight in 16wks. And i wasn't overweight to start with.
To put it bluntly, i have a fat friend who gave up drinking and takeaways when she found out she was pregnant and she ended up losing 15kgs over her whole pregnancy and another 6kg within weeks of the baby being born.
Just mention to your doctor that you are losing weight and go out and get some pregnancy supplements to make sure you are still getting a good dose of the correct nutrients/vitamins.
Karen & Blake (8/11/2006)