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5 Months Pregnant: Managing Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain with Gleneagles Hospital

Last updated: Monday, December 13, 2021 | 2 min reading time

For some mums-to-be, pregnancy weight gain is a concern. Gaining less or more weight can lead to complications. For example, too much weight gain may increase your risk of gestational diabetes. While there is no one-size-fits-all guideline for pregnancy weight gain, there are factors that can help you. Our doctors tell you more about healthy weight gain, and when to be concerned.

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From the second trimester onwards, use a pillow for support as you sleep on your side.

Dr Lee Keen Whye, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Gleneagles Hospital

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