So I just found out I'm about 5 weeks pregnant, and I just got a new OB after having the same one since 2003 (she delivered alk three of my previous children). When discussing my pregnancy history with the new OB, I let it be known that I lose a lot of weight during prgnancy, usually about 30+ lbs. This raised eyebrows, of course. I explained that I lose my appetite while pregnant and I usually have nausea the entire time. I was then told that this is no reason not to eat, and that I should force myself to eat because the baby needs nutrition, as do I. I won't go into the tongue lashing I gave this new OB, but basically what it boils down to is: I refuse to eat if I'm not hungry. I will not be one of those women who gains 40+ lbs and uses pregnancy as an excuse to get fat. I will continue to exersice and eat healthy and go through this pregnancy just as I have with my other ones. I won't have my body dictated by anyone. I'm 5'7" and weigh 180lbs. I guess my question is, am I the only woman who feels this way? Am I over reacting, or should I find a new OB that understands?View Thread
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