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I am looking to get pregnant at the end of this year but want to lose all my weight first. I gained about 70lb with my first baby and then got the band put in. Please tell me that I am not going to gain a lot the second time around. I am praying the band will help me to only gain 30-40lb with # 2. Please share any of your experiences with me. Thanks so much!!

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Well, all I can tell you so far is that I've only gained 1lb during the first trimester. I'm just about 12 weeks now. I'll keep you posted as time goes on!

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i just found out that i'm pregnant, but i'm guessing that i'm anywhere between 4 and 8 weeks pregnant (i haven't had a period since surgery), but i have lost almost 20 lbs, this past month, due to nausea, and the band.

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I got pregnant 3 months post op and I gained 23 pounds. I too had gained 70+ pounds with my first baby. I lost every bit of my weight within a week. I had my baby on Tuesday and wore my favorite (pre-pregnancy) church outfit that Sunday. My family couldn't believe it they kept telling me "don't get your hopes up, well you have done good..I would not be disappointed if you're unable to fit into it". I was so extreamly happy. I wow'd them all. I love my band.

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I'm currently 7.5 months pregnant. I have gained 5 lbs. My belly is huge, but the rest of me is getting smaller. And the baby is fine, she's actually measuring 2 weeks too big! If you're interested, I'll update on you on how much I gain overall.

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I was banded in May 2007 and lost 100 lbs without a fill. So when I got pregnant, I never needed an unfill. So yes, I'm unfilled!

Maryum

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we started IVF shots and I am wondering should I stayed filled or is there a point IF I am blessed to get pregnant where I should unfill? I aldo gained 60lbs with my first son ad he is almost four that is why I was banded this past Nov. congrats to all of you!

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When you get pregnant at what stage do you unfil, my port is on the left side just slightly above my waistline:eek:

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I am 15 weeks pregnant and have gained 3 pounds. My OBGYN said he only wants me to gain between 5 - 10 pounds for the whole pregnancy. After gaining 55 during my first pregnancy almost 4 years ago, I thought 5 - 10 sounded unreal! I still have 1.2 ccs in my 10 cc band, but have not had it unfilled yet. I am doing fine. My lapband dr. said to come get it unfilled whenever I needed it, probably before the 3rd trimester.

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I am 4 months post pregnancy and I gained a total of 11 pounds. One month after my son was born I went and got a fill. I gained a total of 1.3oz. That was awesome! I agree that my stomach is much bigger but the rest of my body shrunk. Getting of the stomach weight is very hard! Oh well, my little guy was worth it! Good luck to you all!

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Hi there,

I lost 6 lbs the first trimester. My band started getting really tight around 15 weeks or so, so I had a complete unfill. As a result, I can really eat whatever I want. I only have 7 weeks to go and I am up a total of 20 lbs some of which is Water since I am a tad swollen. I gained about 35 lbs with my first baby (pre band baby), so I will end up gaining less with this one.

One thing that's nice though, is I know my band is there and ready to be filled when I am done birthin'. :biggrin:

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Losing all the weight first would have been my preference too. However, we got a BIG surprise and I still have about 50ish lbs to go! I am only 8 weeks and I gained three, but then have lost those three now that nausea has set in.

I think I need an unfil soon cause the occasional gurgling feeling and anytime food feels like its just sitting there really nauseates me!

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