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When did you start showing with #2?

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Heatherbell1978 Tue 21-Jun-16 07:34:10

Just found out I'm pregnant with #2. So only 4 weeks but all my maternity stuff is out on loan!! With DS1 it was around 22 weeks I think that I had to start wearing maternity clothes (used bump bands a lot before that with looser tops). I'm slim build (5'5 and size 8/10) but not quite as fit as I was first time round!
Just wondering when I'll need to start asking for my clothes back...!

FeckinCrutches Tue 21-Jun-16 07:37:18

About 5 mins after I peed on the stick grin

lotusisaddictive Tue 21-Jun-16 07:40:33

I'm six weeks today and I'm so bloated I look at least 5 months! I'm not small to start with so it a good look.
Yesterday I held my jeans together with a bobble sad

lotusisaddictive Tue 21-Jun-16 07:41:04

It's not a good look that should be

JC23 Tue 21-Jun-16 08:00:04

At about 10 weeks! I was in elastic waists very soon after that

AddictedtoGreys Tue 21-Jun-16 08:07:45

A lot earlier on DC2 than DC1, DC1 was approx 16 weeks but DC2 was about 7/8 weeks! I started wearing my maternity clothes again about 10 weeks.

Turnyouintoafrog Tue 21-Jun-16 09:59:59

As soon as I said the words "I'm pregnant!" grin

MyBreadIsEggy Tue 21-Jun-16 10:03:56

Had to pull my maternity jeans out of storage boxes at about 16 weeks, but only had a defined bump from about 18 weeks. I'm now 21 weeks and cannot hide it anymore!

Thingvellir Tue 21-Jun-16 10:05:51

Pretty much immediately, definitely looked pregnant well before I was ready to tell people. Fortunately I had a wide range of clothing sizes as it took me a long while to shift baby weight after DC1

ElspethFlashman Tue 21-Jun-16 10:07:19

8 weeks. blush I was mortified.

imcrackersme Tue 21-Jun-16 10:09:52

I'm 7 weeks and definetly bloated this time and clothes that I wore to 20 weeks last time are tight.. although I hadn't managed to lose all baby weight from dc1.

DramaAlpaca Tue 21-Jun-16 10:11:17

About 12 weeks, I think. I'd only just got back into my jeans after having DC1 as well, he was 7 months old when I got pregnant again. I was still on maternity leave and went back to work when I was about five months pregnant, thinking I could hide the bump under baggy tops. I don't know who I was trying to kid, it was really obvious grin

minipie Tue 21-Jun-16 11:43:52

I got offered a seat on the tube at 9 weeks, I didn't have a badge on...

FourForYouGlenCoco Tue 21-Jun-16 11:57:00

I went into maternity trousers super early - about 14 weeks I think, but that was because I couldn't stand buttons/zips digging into my tummy (made me feel sick) - would prob have fitted into my normal jeans til about 17 weeks or so. Had a massive growth spurt around 20ish weeks and there was no hiding it after that!

Jackanory1978 Tue 21-Jun-16 13:27:58

Little bump at 20ish weeks, noticeable to others at 26ish weeks. But only if they really looked. I wore some normal trousers right up until delivery. However I subsequently found out she was growth restricted & electively delivered at 37 weeks, so that might explain the small bump?!

Pootles2010 Tue 21-Jun-16 13:34:52

About 16/17 weeks you could see, but before that I suffered with morning sickness so started wearing looser clothes - maybe about 14 weeks?

Londonmamabychance Tue 21-Jun-16 13:37:03

about 15 weeks

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