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In shock - very sudden size change at 27 weeks

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thatthingonyournose Mon 01-Sep-14 17:40:17

Overnight my body seems to have completely changed. The bump has become a different shape - completely sticking out. My pants have stopped fitting me, I've got piles, my fanjo is swollen. A whole host of clothes which look like they should fit the bump now don't (because the fat around my hips and lower back has increased.) I have water retention in my legs and I look pale and chubby.

The change before was gradual. This was literally overnight.

Is this a point of change that others have experienced too?

DrBlondie Mon 01-Sep-14 17:57:44

Maybe this is oedema? Are your hands and feet swollen too? Any headache? Maybe you could give your midwife or maternity assessment centre a ring and get them to check your blood pressure and see if there is any protein in your urine?

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