30 Women Share Pics Before & After Weight Gain That Upvote Body Positivity
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Body transformation doesn’t just change how we look. It affects our personalities and feelings about ourselves. Whether it’s weight loss or weight gain, it’s important that what everyone needs for themselves differs from one another. For example, some people face eating disorders while others might be struggling with medicine side-effects.
Whichever spectrum you fall into, remember that there is always a safe space where you can help build self-love for the change that you desire. As long as you remain within the healthy range recommended by your physicians and stick to a healthy lifestyle to achieve that goal, you’re a success.
Twitter user Tay reminded people that the thread is meant for those who gained weight and felt proud about it. So yes, weight loss is not the only people should cheer about – weight gain is just equally as important depending on the person!
Did you know that weight gain is essential for a pregnant woman to have a healthy baby? Unfortunately, the CDC reported that a recent study shows about 21% of women gained too little weight during their pregnancy! Too little weight may signify that the baby born will be too small and ridden with problems as they grow, such as breastfeeding issues and delayed brain developments.
But guess what if you gain too much weight during pregnancy – the biggest problem will be that you’ll have one hell of a time delivering a big baby. Most of the time, your baby isn’t ‘fat,’ even though they look plump. They need all those fat to grow up anyways! Just ensure that they are not obese and check with a pediatrician if you have any concerns.
Weight can actually be hereditary. Time reported on a study led by scientists from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. At the cellular cell, children may be predisposed to being obese as adults from being affected by the “womb environment.” CDC has a chart to guide mothers towards the right amount of weight gained during pregnancy which you can check out here.