Originally Posted by skinnyki
I am in just found out in prego as well. Im big enough don't want to gain either...my calorie intake goal is 1900 the first trimester and 2050 2nd 2200 the third. How that sound? I don't really know what I am doing.
I based mine on the BMR for a woman of my height and weight, not pregnant. I knew that pregnancy adds a fairly small extra demand in the first 6 months, so that is where the gentle loss comes from.
At 300ish, 1900 cals may lead to a bit faster loss than I had (I ate 1800 - 2000 cals at 200lbs even.) Is this a drastic drop from what you are doing now or have you been eating at 1900 for a while?