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Where does the weight I gain go?

You’d be surprised to learn where the weight you gain in pregnancy goes - your breasts get much heavier, your blood, amniotic fluid and general fluid add to your weight, and your uterus and placenta are also heavy. Your weight gain is not consistent throughout pregnancy - sometimes you gain more weight at the beginning, less in the middle, and more again at the end of pregnancy. In other cases you can gain the most at the end or in the middle of pregnancy. There are no hard and-fast rules.

Where does the weight go