Celebrity Parents Carnie Wilson talks about baby weight and gastric bypass By Staff Author Published on January 4, 2008 04:33 PM Share Tweet Pin Email In a new video posted at Mom Logic, singer Carnie Wilson, 39, advises women who are contemplating both motherhood and gastric bypass surgery to pursue the surgery first — and then wait 18 months before becoming pregnant. Carnie — who famously shed 150 pounds after her own gastric bypass in 1999 only to gain nearly half the weight back while carrying daughter Lola Sofia, now 2 ½ — feels that her pregnancy weight gain was inevitable. I was really scared to get pregnant … and I gained 70 pounds with the pregnancy. I realize now that, bypass or no bypass, I was going to gain that weight. I was craving carbohydrates and when I eat carbs, I don’t lose weight. And if I’m not exercising, I’m definitely gaining weight. Lola is Carnie’s first child with husband Rob Bonfiglio. MomLogic.com is an online community "for thinking moms who don’t have time to think." In addition to posting topical and relevant stories, the site features breaking news and how it affects the lives of mothers and their families in an ever-changing world.