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Also, you can do it. Remember your baby will take all the nutrients from you they need. Stay hydrated is a major concern, then Vitamins, then food. I have been unable to take Vitamins but babies are still healthy and growing. I also eat every 2 hours to get in calories but I havent gained any weight although the babies are 2pounds each :)

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Thank you for responding. I've been dilated twice and doc was possibly going to do another one next week but cannot now. I can hardly eat. He says overtime, if I'm careful it should heal. He said right now focus on fluids, Proteins, I have to increase fat intake and carbs. Since its so hard for me to eat he recommends a higher calorie Protein shake for now. I'm so worried that this baby will be mal nourished. He also says I have to figure out a way not to lose more than 20 lbs during this pregnancy. Idk how ill do that if I have no desire to eat. Currently, I regret this surgery. I pray it gets better. I meet with my obgyn tomorrow. I need to find out her knowledge with this and of she's high risk. I also live in ny, where about are you?

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I lived in Long Island, until a few months ago. Now, I live in Florida. Why wont they redilate you? Doing so while pregnant is not dangerous.

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He says going under a sedative is so early on. I suspect I'm only 5 weeks. When were you dilated?

converted from Lap-Band to RNY 10/2/12

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I was dilated about the same time. I was informed the earlier the better. So about 6 weeks. Can you eat slider foods without vomiting? Mashed potatoes, Jello, etc? Or you vomit everything you eat?

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Hi, my obgyn and surgeon recommend to wait. My surgeon says its a high risk pregnancy. Obgyn said no , which I don't care for. I'm going to find another one. I maybe can eat 3 bites of something if I'm lucky. Of course, Italian ice goes down. I'm trying to drink ensure now. I feel horrible, no energy. I had a bag of IV Fluid last night. I told my surgeon I'm never hungry, he says that's a good thing. I don't know if I should seek out a new one.

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Oh, as long as those few bites stay down you are okay! I thought you could not tolerate any solids. I was the same way, even after I was dilated. 3-4 bites and I was done. As time goes on, being pregnant your body will let you eat more. I left my surgeon after he tried to redilate my pouch to a regular persons sized stomach. I see my regular ob and a high risk ob. After the first trimester of loosing alot of weight, nausea, and vomiting. I feel so much better. I sent you a private message with my contact info if you have any questions! What part of NY are you in?

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At 12 I made a shake with ensure and 1/2 banana, I'm still drinking it and its now almost 2 I only drank half. How does fetus survive if I'm getting no nutrient? I'm also tired all the time.

converted from Lap-Band to RNY 10/2/12

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The fetus uses all your stored Vitamins, not necessarily what you eat. I slept the first 12 weeks. Around week 15, I started getting some energy. Are you still able to take Vitamins?

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I just read your original post and wanted to offer my congrats and hope you and your babies are doing well!

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Thanks! We are doing well!

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Hello hamdan. Good to see you around. How's your pregnancy? How far now? Any moment yet? So glad you are pulling threw & hopefully can drop the pounds as soon as the babies are born. What does your spouse think about all this?

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I am 31 weeks now, and am pulling through.

What does my spouse think of what? Twins? RNY?

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Congratulations!!! God is faithful you and the twins will be fine. I will keep you in my prayers.

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