Cause of weight loss during pregnancy


Weight loss during pregnancy is very common and such things are seen in almost all mothers. At least for the first trimester there is rapid weight loss. Even during such case the mother suffers from different morning sickness and other problems. But according to the experts the weight loss problem is over after the first trimester and if the problem still continues can result in some serious worries. Better to take the help of physicians in that case.  Generally mothers who are reported with BMI less than 18.5 is considered to be underweight and should consult the experts, whereas with BMI within 18.5 to 24.9 is considered to be normal. For information if mother reports a BMI of 25 to 29.9 is considered obese.

Generally when mother loses weight it is believed that the baby is in turn gaining weight, this can be difficult both for the mother as well as the baby. There are lots of reasons which can be responsible. The most common reasons are alcohol consumptions or smoking, too much depression can also cause loss of weight. There are some cases where drug abuse, eating disorders and even diseases lead to weight loss. Experts’ always guide the mother to stay out from alcohol and drugs, but some patients don’t pay a heed and in turn risk the life of both.

Crohn disease is on that causes inflammation of the digestive system of the body and can be a good reason for weight loss. Depression and other tension can result in weight loss. These are some important factors and always ensure you carefully handle such things. If a mother is careless she is also risking the life of her baby as well. Doctors always suggest and ask for proper diet and following nutritious foods. This will help the mother to extract all the useful mineral and essential ingredients both for her as well as the baby.

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