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9wks preg. No2. Feeling Massive!!

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Newfamily2014 Tue 11-Aug-15 19:49:58

Oh my! 9 weeks pregnant with baby number 2 and my tummy is so big and feels bloated. I feel like I might need maternity trousers soon!!
Anyone else feel like this?

pocopearl Tue 11-Aug-15 20:31:39

:D I remember with DS1 I only had to look at bread and i looked ready to drop, if its any consolation for me it eased off around 14/16 weeks.

I have all that to come yet for this pregnancy

MrsNuckyThompson Tue 11-Aug-15 20:36:45

Tbh I was like this with my first. Buy a bump band and use hair bobbles to expand your trousers/ jeans then when you need to buy mat trousers do so. Only fictional people on MN go to 24 weeks in their own clothes!!

Lucy61 Thu 13-Aug-15 20:14:33

That's true Mrs Nucky. Someone once suggested that they were still in there jeans at nearly 30 weeks!

MyNameIsSuz Thu 13-Aug-15 20:25:12

I really did look normal until about 20 weeks last time! This time I'm ten weeks and huge!

MissSMartin Thu 13-Aug-15 20:25:54

haha mrsnucky I use the bobble expander trick.. works a treatgrin

BrienneofQarth Thu 13-Aug-15 20:28:35

I was in maternity trousers by that stage with 2nd pregnancy (first was mc) and think I was 7-8 weeks with this one! I actually told my work before the 12 week deadline because they kept sneaking curious looks at my stomach! By full term with dd I was a normal size, measured slightly small actually! So the early bloat isn't necessarily a sign you'll be enormous.

Runningupthathill82 Thu 13-Aug-15 21:22:05

With DS1 I had a flat stomach til 15 weeks....second time around I popped out at 5 weeks and was in maternity jeans by nine weeks. Totally different on no 2!

Newfamily2014 Thu 13-Aug-15 22:41:32

Glad it's not only me!
Tmi alert: but I also feel full of gas which isn't helping the bloat! Burping for England! Lol

CarrotPuff Fri 14-Aug-15 08:53:43

I got very bloated at 9w, now 10w and it's gone down quite a bit, although I still have days when it's quite bad. DC2 here too.

kaymondo Fri 14-Aug-15 09:05:48

I was mat trousers by 9wks with no 2, there was no hiding it!

Junosmum Fri 14-Aug-15 10:02:10

I have to say, I'm 18 weeks with my first and some of my normal clothes do still fit, mainly leggings and dresses, but 1 pair of jeans still fits too and a pair of work trousers. All my normal tops fit too.

I thought I was going to have to move totally in to mat clothes at 11 weeks but it settled down and I found it was mostly bloat. I'm smaller now than I was then, though have a more defined bump now. Though to everyone else I just look a bit porky!

VeryEarlyDays Fri 14-Aug-15 10:44:11

me too! In my maternity jeans 9 weeks (to be honest they are so comfy I only needed the smallest excuse). I am massive though and worried as haven't told work yet (because I'm a teacher in didn't find out until the hols started) but am going in sorting stuff and keep getting searching looks from the receptionists!

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