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Estimated pregnancy weight gain: How much is my baby? How much is me?

Pregnancy weight gain is different for every woman and depends on your body mass index before you become pregnant.

  • 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.

Similac Mom for pregnant women and breastfeeding moms


can help you get the energy and nutrition that you need while you are pregnant.