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when did everyone start to show

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themumfairy Sun 07-Jun-15 20:09:23

I'm only very early on in my pregnancy but already have a bump. I've bloated quite bad and it's actually looks like a baby bump although I know it's way too early. how many weeks did everyone start to show?

NicNak22 Sun 07-Jun-15 20:31:23

I'm 12 weeks and so bloated I look about 6 months!

mrschatty Sun 07-Jun-15 20:33:22

I'm 9 week tomorrow and get so bloated I look definitely pregnant. We were out last night and my tummy was so big and round I actually got asked by a drunk well wisher when I was due!

NinjaPanda34 Sun 07-Jun-15 20:34:43

I had a bump at 10 weeks, but then I did end up with twins... smile

meglet Sun 07-Jun-15 20:37:22

10 weeks both times, in maternity jeans and work trousers at the same time. Was v.slim to start with so any roundness looked obvious.

villainousbroodmare Sun 07-Jun-15 20:40:00

In floaty tops I was not obvious until about 18 weeks.
Abs of steel. Gone to hell now though wink

Lariflete Sun 07-Jun-15 21:05:14

About 20 weeks with DC1 and 5 minutes after conception with DC2.

Snowflake15 Sun 07-Jun-15 21:07:26

20 weeks, currently 24 with DC1

KnitFastDieWarm Sun 07-Jun-15 21:49:46

Just 'popped' now at 15/16 weeks - Love it! This is baby no 1

MrsExcited Sun 07-Jun-15 21:53:46

Its my first and was a size 18 to start with (6 foot size 18) i started noticing jeans were tight at 18 weeks and a definite bump at 20 weeks.

scabbycat Sun 07-Jun-15 21:57:51

I didn't show when wearing clothing until 20 weeks onwards, so I was able to quietly enjoy being pregnant until then.

weelamb123 Sun 07-Jun-15 22:03:25

20 weeks x

lemon101 Sun 07-Jun-15 22:31:42

Interested in what people say here! I'm 14 weeks and while I've been unmistakably bloated for weeks all of a sudden I would say it is bloat + possible bump . Perma (small) belly in the morning - by the evening its pretty significant with the added bloat. People were asking me if i am preggers last week at a meeting, so i guess it is pretty obvious. I'm 5,10 and I was a 10/12.

Poppytime Sun 07-Jun-15 22:35:35

First pregnancy about 16 weeks or so depending what I was wearing, this pregnancy a few weeks earlier and definitely got a round bump now at 23 weeks! I think a lot depends on your body shape etc, my v tall slim friend didn't show for ages with her first, I'm a bit of a shorty and nowhere for baby to hide!

themumfairy Mon 08-Jun-15 08:16:25

do you show quicker the number of pregnancies that you have? this is #3 and although it's very early I've had people ask when I'm due! it's quite embarrassing when I say I'm still in the first trimester. I was hoping to keep it quiet but it's becoming impossible. wearing floaty tops makes it more obvious that I'm covering something up. I'm covering up with cardigans but we're having a heat wave!! x

Roseybee10 Mon 08-Jun-15 09:01:54

First baby - proper bump about 16 weeks although the bloat made me feel like I had one from about 7 weeks lol.
Second time - proper bump around 24 weeks.

I always got bloated Tim around 11 weeks then it all disappeared and then the bump came x

Cherryblossomsinspring Mon 08-Jun-15 11:15:08

24wks with first, an out 18 wks with second and 13 wks with 3rd. But what ever about the bump....my poor pelvic floorsad

Raffertys Mon 08-Jun-15 11:58:30

About 14 weeks with DS. With this one I'm six weeks and so bloated I look like six months.

themumfairy Mon 08-Jun-15 12:18:48

glad I'm not the only one smile I feel ridiculous cuz everyone says you can't show this early but I am. I thought maybe I was further along, can the clear blue tests be wrong as when u tested it say 2-3. I am now 6 weeks too x

kristine007 Mon 08-Jun-15 12:25:24

I looked slightly pregnant before I actuaaly got pregnant. So for few months nobody noticed or was too embarassed to ask ;)
Now I am 18 weeks - looking like good 7-8 months and feeling like I am well overdue (Cherryblossom - I feel your pelvic pain)

TheFormidableMrsC Mon 08-Jun-15 12:31:01

I didn't really show until I was 7 months but was very fit at the time and had very strong abs. It was good, I could wear my own clothes!

IfYouWereARiverIdLearnToFloat Mon 08-Jun-15 17:52:38

I've lost weight through the first trimester - but at 12 weeks my waist is much thicker and my belly is more rounded. I think I might be getting an actual bump... I'm so excited!

CandyAppleFudge Mon 08-Jun-15 17:59:04

Dd- I started to have a small bump at 18 weeks didn't properly show until 29 weeks.
Am currently 10 weeks pregnant and no sign of a bump

goodnessgraciousgouda Mon 08-Jun-15 21:12:45

I have a bump (in my tenth week, so 9 weeks plus whatever), but it isn't a "baby bump". It's just side effects. I think in the first trimester most people have "a bump" which is caused entirely due to constipation, water retention, bloating, etc.

nicolah132 Wed 10-Jun-15 16:48:07

I'm 21 weeks pregnant and not showing much, I have a little belly but nothing too big! I can still get away with people thinking I'm not pregnant!!! I'm just waiting to wake up one morning with a huge bump! smile

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