I would talk with your healthcare provider (doctor or midwife) about how many extra calories you will in fact need. If you still have a lot of extra weight at the moment, it may be best for you to stick with the lower fat versions of things (not necessarily fat free, but the lower fat). I'm not a doc, though, so they would be able to advise you. I know when some women are overweight when they conceive, they are to try and not gain much weight at all for the pregnancy, but that will vary per woman.
What if we woke up tomorrow with only those things that we thanked God for today?
Welcome to the team and congrats on your new marriage. I want to wish you all the best in trying to conceive and I am currently expecting our 3rd child myself at 38. It's alot harder now but still excited about our new baby and with our other two kids I know I will have tons of help. Good luck to you and we are always here for you.
Cherly I can do all things through Christ who strenghtens me Philippians 4:13
So I'd figure that I would post a little message. I've been married 8 months on Jan 17 and we have finally settled on trying to conceive starting this month. So I'm starting to change my thinking from weight loss to just healthy eating. I've been doing that for a few months now. Cutting back on the caffeine and trying to limit my use of sugar substitutes and other things will have to curb once I'm pregnant. Then I'm also thinking of how to change my eating habits. So what I've come up with is on the products where I eat either fat free or lite or reduced fat that I would just eat the regular version. This way I increase my calories. The last thing I want to do is to forgo my healthy eating just because I'm pregnant. I know that you don't need to eat for two but I will need a few more calories.
Thanks for listening.
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