Tabloids Poke Fun Of Jessica Simpsons Weight Gain, Cite Health Concerns

Too big? Jessica Simpson

Before I even get into this post, let me just say this: I know exactly where Jessica Simpson is coming from, being a mother myself who gained a tremendous amount of weight during both of my pregnancies (did you know that Target sells Cheesecake Factory cakes by the slice?) and had to work incredibly hard to shed every single pound off each time.

But you know what, as long as my doctor wasn’t giving me any shady side eyes each time I stepped on the scale for my monthly check-ups, I couldn’t care less. Gisele Bundchen I am not.

Unfortunately for Jessica Simpson though, there are magazines out there such as In Touch Weekly and Life & Style that are supposedly very concerned about the fashion maven’s rapid weight gain and are even citing health concerns, such as gestational diabetes. And they’re also making fun of her weight at the same time.

In Touch Weekly writes: “On a recent outing in Beverly Hills, onlookers were shocked to see Jessica Simpson’s bloated pre-baby body. ‘She looks really huge, almost unrecognizable.'”

According to a source, some doctors are equally alarmed at her dramatic weight gain. So much so that they’ve issued a stern warning: Eating too much junk food or gaining too much weight while pregnant increases the chances of gestational diabetes, hypertension and having a baby too big to deliver naturally!”

The magazine also cites Los Angeles OB-GYN Layne Kumetz, M.D., who says, “The recommended gain for a woman at a healthy weight is 25 pounds. Jessica has gained 40 and counting.”

What do you think? Should everyone be alarmed and worried for Jess about the weight she is gaining or is it none of our business? How much weight did you gain during your pregnancies?

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