Early pregnancy weight gain is extremely important in twin and multiple gestation pregnancy. Recommendations for appropriate weight gain are based upon pre-pregnancy weight and BMI. To calculate your BMI simply follow this link from the CDC1. (CDC BMI Link).
- Table 2: Gestational Weight Gain Recommendations for Twin Pregnancies
- So, when should I focus on gaining the most weight for my babies?
Natalie Smith, MS PA-C Clinical Assistant Professor East Carolina University Dept. of Physician Assistant Studies