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Excessive weight gain during pregnancy.

Dear Doctor,
I am just seven months pregnant and for the past two months my weight has been constantly increasing. and for the past two months, since Christmas. I can't stop eating and I know I am putting on far too much weight. During my first pregnancy, I put on 14kg, this time I am already up to 10 with two months still to go. Is it because of the cold weather? How should you eat for a winter pregnancy? Thanks for your help.

Well done, you've answered your own question! The reason you are putting onn so much weight, is because yours is a winter pregnancy.
Only one piece of advice: although you will naturally eat more during cold weather, eat reasonably. Try to reduce your portion sizes a little so the weight comes off more easily after the birth, as you enter the later stages you won't want to be carrying any more weight than is necessary. Stand firm against the cake tin, you can do it! Your body will thank you for it in the end.

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