Pregnant; Restricting Before Weigh-In’s

May 7, 2012

“I’m in my first trimester of pregnancy and I’m having a really hard time with the regular doctor checkups and weigh-ins. I find myself restricting the night before a weigh-in because I’m nervous about seeing those numbers climb. After the visit I’m lightheaded and feeling guilty for what I’ve done. I don’t want to hurt my baby, but I’m really having a hard time coping with this. What can I do?”