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    Default 'Showing' really early in pregnancy...

    I'm just 5 weeks pregnant! I usually pop out and bloat with my pregnancies quite early compared to the average person and I'm quite a thin person, so that can make it more obvious. But this is ridiculous! Baby #3. I've gone from flat (just finished a 30 day core fitness challenge before I got pregnant and had a flat tummy) to this!! Like flipping serious... not doing any sort of 'pushing out' what-so-ever (excuse the photo-bombing dog).

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    It's not easy at all to keep a secret. I'm on a gluten, dairy, refined sugar, caffiene and yeast free diet - so not eating any 'bad foods'.

    Did you bloat/pop early with #3 or subsequent babies?

    This is around 8 weeks with #2 (I think).

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    And by 13.5 weeks with #2.

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    Getting a little concerned that there is more than ONE! Eeeep! Ob appointment on the 22nd and he usually does a little scan - so guess there is not too long to wait to find out!
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    Default 'Showing' really early in pregnancy...

    Congratulations on your BFP!

    I think even if there were twins, it wouldnt explain the popping out. Maybe you just have a lot of gas/water retention?
    If you generally show early with your other pregnancies then it makes sense that you would show even more with each pregnancy.
    Last edited by witherwings; 07-11-2016 at 13:26. Reason: Wouldn't - not would

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    Congrats! You have a serious case of early pregnancy bloat

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    Default 'Showing' really early in pregnancy...

    Cute bump @WarriorMama!!

    I have had weight loss surgery and have a lot of excess skin around my mid section, it's always been stretchy and I've been able to tuck it into pants/skirts etc. I've bloated big time since finding out I am pregnant, all my loose skin isn't as stretchy and easy to manipulate as it was 4 weeks ago and I can't suck it on or tuck it as much either lol

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    Can't believe how bloaty it is - considering baby is like the size of an apple seed!! It's almost comical!!

    And we thought we'd keep it a secret until my MIL's wedding (remarrying - her dear hubby died 9 yrs ago). That's in 3 1/2 weeks.... I think not!

    Hate to think how HUGE I'm going to be at the end - my boys I carried both right out the front, like a watermelon!

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    Congratulations @ceejie! Maybe I'm stretchy because the last pregnancies I was smuggling a HUGE watermelon size bump at the end! Haha!

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    I'm just on 5 weeks with number three, and it's a similar story. I'm pretty tall and slender, normally a size 8, and look like I'm at least 10 weeks. I did start putting on a bit of weight the last two months with my PCOS ramping up, but the last two weeks you'd think I'd been eating chips and pizza every day!

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    Also, for maximum disguising, get an empire waisted dress for the wedding. I'm already working out how many work days I have to cover and my fashion options I have before I want to let the cat out of the bag. Thank goodness I'm on leave over Christmas, otherwise it would be pretty awkward at the rate I'm growing!


 

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