Is eating 1800 calories a day safe during pregnancy?

I am 5 ft 4 in and weigh 174 pounds. My doctor is very old school and doesn't want me to gain more than 15 pounds. He gave me a strict diet plan that is only 1800 calories. I can easily follow it b/c I was only eating about 1300 before I found out was pregnant, but is it safe? I feel a little uneasy about... show more I am 5 ft 4 in and weigh 174 pounds. My doctor is very old school and doesn't want me to gain more than 15 pounds. He gave me a strict diet plan that is only 1800 calories. I can easily follow it b/c I was only eating about 1300 before I found out was pregnant, but is it safe? I feel a little uneasy about it. Thanks for your input.
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