Pregnancy weight gain is different for every woman and depends on your body mass index before you become pregnant.
Estimated weight gain during pregnancy: How much is my baby? How much is me?
- Extra blood, fluids, and protein: 3.5 kg
- Breasts and energy stores: 3 kg
- Uterus: 1 kg
- Placenta: 1 kg
- Baby: 3.5 kg
- Amniotic fluid: 1 kg
Check out the “Where does the weight go” sub-section in the reference below.
Health Canada. Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy. 2012.