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When did everyone start showing?? :)

(27 Posts)
elesx Sun 08-Dec-13 10:01:33

I'm 6 weeks gone with 3rd baby, usually a skinny mini, put lots of weight on already!! (Obviously not a bump yet!)
When dd you start to show xx

Twoplusboys Sun 08-Dec-13 10:03:43

I'm 18 weeks with third. I was very bloated from about 6/7 weeks but it turned into a proper bump from about 12 weeks. I'm huge now. Barely managing to get my normal clothes on. Have to leave top button of jeans on.

elesx Sun 08-Dec-13 10:07:16

D you think you get bigger with 3rd pregnancy? I'm dreadin it lol x

firstimer30s Sun 08-Dec-13 10:12:04

Congrats! Just looked a bit fat for the first 20 weeks and had to wear maternity trousers with bigger tops. Then at about 22 suddenly got a massive, noticeable bump!

elesx Sun 08-Dec-13 10:20:37

Aww.. It's amazin how everyone's bumps develop differently and at different stages! X

MissMedusa Sun 08-Dec-13 10:31:41

I'm almost 17 weeks and while I can tell, no one else can. Just look a bit fatter than usual sad

I think it depends on a few factors: whether it's your first or subsequent pregnancy, how tall you are, how long your upper body is, how wide your hips are and whether you have any existing podge.

GreatJoanUmber Sun 08-Dec-13 11:03:12

8 weeks (3rd baby).

I'm now 35w and have people's jaws dropping to the floor on a daily basis when they hear I've still got 5 weeks to go (apparently I look more like 5 weeks overdue?!) hmm

onlysettleforbutterflies Sun 08-Dec-13 11:09:46

No one could tell I was pregnant until about 28 weeks, I was gutted and desperate for a big baby bump, had lots of stupid upsetting comments from people about not eating properly, baby not growing etc. All was fine and he made up for it in the last 10 weeks.

Its mad how different everyone is!

TheBookofRuth Sun 08-Dec-13 11:10:05

I was in maternity wear by 10 weeks with DC1, with an obvious bump. I'm now 6 weeks with DC2 and starting to show already. I don't stand a chance of keeping this secret till 12 weeks!

Cariad007 Sun 08-Dec-13 11:12:50

About 24 weeks I guess, but now at 30 I still get people telling me my bump isn't big. I've put on about 9lb so I guess that isn't a huge amount for this stage. Hope it doesn't all pile on in the last month!

Writerwannabe83 Sun 08-Dec-13 11:23:28

I'm pregnant with my first and thought I saw a bump appearing when I was about 18 weeks. When I was 21 weeks it just suddenly appeared over night and now, at 24 weeks, it is growing well smile

RaRa1988 Sun 08-Dec-13 12:45:06

I'm 13 weeks and I've got a tiny bump, only visible when I'm in my underwear/naked. I was very slim prior to getting pg though and I've got a narrow waist and hips and not much body fat so I don't think there's anywhere for it to hide! smile

sophs37 Sun 08-Dec-13 12:55:52

im on my third baby and I started showing about a few days after I found out I was pregnant. and continued to get bigger n bigger to the point where everyone asked if I was having twins but def only 1 in theresmile im now 30 weeks n im huge!!

NomDeClavier Sun 08-Dec-13 13:04:23

With DS I didn't have anything until around 6m and then it literally popped. With this one I looked podgy from around 16 weeks and proper bump at again around 6m. I'm nearly 38w now and still tiny in comparison but I have a longish back so baby has plenty of room to get up and under my ribcage!

sdaisy26 Sun 08-Dec-13 13:55:54

First time (dd) I didn't really show until around 25 weeks & could have hidden it for a couple more weeks after this.

This time (a boy) I kept it secret til 16 weeks so wasn't showing then, but suddenly sprouted at about 18 weeks. Now at 25 weeks look like I did at about 32 last time. Dreading how big I'm going to get.

Peacenquiet2 Sun 08-Dec-13 14:19:02

Dc3 here and at 20 weeks i could still get away with people not knowing i was pg. Now 6 weeks on ive got a pretty big bump! At this stage with dc1 i hardly had a bump at all, so id say it defo gets bigger the more pg you have!

greentshirt Sun 08-Dec-13 14:28:08

Im 22 weeks with my first baby and started with a smallish bump at about 15/16 weeks. By 18 it was noticeable in tight clothing, now at 22 its massive in a tight top but we were out on fri with my DH's work and I was wearing something loose and some people didnt notice and were surprised I wasnt drinking! Some of that is politeness I think as in a tight top I look like im smuggling a basketball!

honeyharris Sun 08-Dec-13 19:54:36

I looked pregnant to me from about 12 but didn't look it in most of my clothes until about 16 weeks, and only to people who know me well. Now 20 weeks and definitely look it in anything fitted. It's my first though and I'm 5 foot 9 with a long torso so I think it has plenty of space!

dimdommilpot Sun 08-Dec-13 20:36:51

1st time round was about 6month, im 5month with number 2 and bigger than i was at this stage last time though still not obviously pregnant. Im naturally very tall and slim so hide it very well.

Misty9 Sun 08-Dec-13 21:07:09

About 16wks with ds and it's been obvious since about 12 with this one. Now 22wks and got asked last week if I was due before Christmas shock
I'm going to be enormous again...

LastOneDancing Sun 08-Dec-13 22:07:24

I popped at about 16 weeks (DC1) and now look frigging huge at 23 weeks grin

mixi82 Mon 09-Dec-13 10:33:34

I'm just over 9 wks with my first and I have a tiny bump. No one else has noticed but when I show my dp and mum they both agree there's something there. Showed my dp this weekend and he was like, you weren't THAT big last week!! I'm quite petite anyway so maybe that's why I'm showing a bit but I think a lot of it is bloat. I can't do top buttons on trousers anymore either!

ThePollyAndTheIvy Mon 09-Dec-13 11:29:53

I'm 17 weeks and I popped last week! Went from looking like I've had a big meal to now looking pregnant smile

Chocolatemolehill Mon 09-Dec-13 21:54:24

I'm 12 weeks pregnant with my first. At 11 weeks I had to buy a maternity dress for a work evening do! Even my one side too big dress didn't fit me anymore...

baggyoldcow Tue 10-Dec-13 09:09:04

Well, ahem. I'm somewhat embarrassed to admit that at 5 weeks my tummy swelled (clearly this is not really bump, but flab and guts being pushed out) and I've not fitted into my normal clothes since then. I would say I look fat rather than pregnant but anyone who stopped to think about it would probably guess as it's quite a sudden belly-expansion exercise.
I should add that I have twins so that might explain it. But I also think that the more pregnancies you have had the more quickly you 'pop', unless you're one of those hyper trim rock-solid abs people.

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