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Is it okay to lose weight and diet while pregnant?

I am about to be seven weeks pregnant and I have already hit 200 lbs! I don't want to get any bigger than this. Is it okay to diet and exercise enough to drop weight?
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1741471 tn?1407159030
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Hi there I would not recommend it at this point-Please check with your doctor and make sure you follow a safe exercise and diet plan when pregannt-there are studies showing that pregnant women can lose weight while being pregnant but i will not be the one telling you to start doing it-please check with your doctor
thanks!
9118730 tn?1401800652
I would recommend that you focus on the pregnancy first and focus on shedding the weight after giving birth. However, if the weight gain can pose a risk to you and your baby, then lose weight with your doctor's guidance.

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