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Severe bloating - anyone else?

(11 Posts)
afrikat Wed 20-Feb-13 08:57:25

I actually think it could have been porridge oats - I usually have porridge everyday for breakfast but not fancied it for last 5 days, had cereal instead and bloating has disappeared. Could be coincidence so may do a porridge test tomorrow...

PurplePoppySeed Wed 20-Feb-13 08:53:31

I've stopped drinking fizzy drinks which has made a massive difference. I still look fairly bloated but I feel 100 times better.

HavingALittleFaithBaby Tue 19-Feb-13 22:08:39

I second probiotics. My saving grace! Also make sure you're drinking plenty. Bloating/water retention is a sign your body is clinging on to fluid. If you drink plenty, it'll realise it doesn't have to and will get rid of it!

I had to get new bras at 11 after going up two cup sizes and a back size by 11 weeks. I'm still in the same size bras at 31 weeks smile

MissHinky Tue 19-Feb-13 21:36:21

I've been suffering from terrible bloating from about 7 weeks to now (13) . Funnily, it doesn't affect me in the mornings, only when I eat after 3pm and lasts until I wake up the next day. It's really uncomfortable, affecting my sleep and I hope it goes soon!!

HotSoupDumpling Thu 14-Feb-13 19:38:56

I am currently feeling and looking like a hot air balloon!

roofio87 Thu 14-Feb-13 19:36:24

I am exactly the same at the moment. I'm 6+2 and already look huge. my best friends figured out I was pregnant because I've always been known for my flat stomach and my very bloated sticky out one is very noticeable!! can't wait till I actually have a reason for this bump Haha!!x

YouHaveBeenOutbid Thu 14-Feb-13 17:33:36

Keep a note of what you've eaten. Something or other will be setting it off! With me it was onions. Tiny bits of onion in a jar of sauce caused me so much wind!

FoofFighter Thu 14-Feb-13 17:31:59

had this too, nothing helped really, just grin and bear it!

Bunnychan Thu 14-Feb-13 17:29:27

I had this too! It did settle down in the second trimester x

mrsmellow Thu 14-Feb-13 16:19:17

I had this - it got better - am now 18 weeks and swear I look less pregnant now... I took linseed on my cereal and bioactive yoghurt... don't know if it helped, but I felt like I was doign something! good luck!

afrikat Thu 14-Feb-13 16:17:55

I am 8+2 and suffering severe bloating to the point where I already look about 4 months pregnant! My boobs have already grown 2 cup sizes too. I can't fit in any of my clothes comfortably but it's rather too early for maternity stuff - is anyone else having this issue? I don't really drink fizzy stuff and have a good diet, not sure if anything could help?

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