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When did you start showing/getting a bump?

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goodbyekitty123 Sun 18-Nov-12 09:05:57

Hi I am 14 weeks today and just feel fat. Although this is my second pregnancy I can't remember what stage I started getting a bump with DS as it was over 3 years ago! confused
I look pregnant when I'm dressed but rather than a solid "bump" it feels soft like I've put on weight. I was small before I got pregnant (size 8-10) and never used to put on weight on my stomach so I'm hoping this is a temporary thing and it will harden up soon as my uterus gets bigger.
I was just wondering when you all started getting a proper bump and if you developed a "belly" before it hardened up.

TwitchyTail Sun 18-Nov-12 09:28:57

Pretty early (like 8 weeks - first baby) but I'm normally very thin and think it was just bloat at first. Like you it was a soft "belly" rather than a bump.

Proper solid bump gradually emerged after 16 weeks and at 22 weeks, it is obvious smile

goodbyekitty123 Sun 18-Nov-12 09:33:32

Well that makes me feel much better. I was starting to think maybe I was just going to have a soft belly throughout as I don't remember this at all from my first pregnancy.

xmasevebundle Sun 18-Nov-12 16:39:46

I started to show around 16-17weeks. I did annoy me as i looked fat but not pregnant. My bump didnt go soild until 25 weeks. I could feel DS when i layed down.

I use to hate having a huge bump, now i quite like it! Apart from bending down and getting my leggings on grin

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