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How much bigger do we get?

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teamrigby Mon 26-Oct-15 15:25:35

I'm 33 weeks now and measuring about 31cm. Yesterday I caught up with some family and friends and a couple of ladies were like 'oh you'll get a lot bigger!'.

I have been told by quite a few others including my midwife that I have a nice tidy compact bump and haven't really put weight on anywhere else but people were beginning to scare me yesterday!!

How much bigger will I get? grin how much do you tend to grow in the last 7 weeks??

RedZeppelin Mon 26-Oct-15 15:40:59

The rule of thumb is that your uterus will measure 1cm for each week from here on - so in theory you could get as big as 42cms.

TaliZorah Mon 26-Oct-15 15:41:55

I never grew past 31cm

Ladypug Mon 26-Oct-15 15:47:10

I'm currently 40cm (40.5 weeks) but people are still saying I'm all bump and compact etc so I'm sure it's all in proportion! And I'm v petite normally!

teamrigby Mon 26-Oct-15 15:49:38

Its interesting to hear everyone's views as I feel massive lol!

Oh well, lets see how much I grow smile

TaliZorah Mon 26-Oct-15 15:51:17

I got told I was tiny too OP, I felt massive for me but I was still in my normal clothes until 7 months so I guess I wasn't that big.

DS was also small when he was born even though all the scans said he would be huge..

Brummiegirl15 Mon 26-Oct-15 21:15:29

I got told I was "fucking huge" today. sad

I'm only 26 weeks and don't even know how big I am... But growing 1cm a week is a scary prospect

LoveAndHate Mon 26-Oct-15 23:21:57

This is me at 26 weeks today...

WiIdfire Mon 26-Oct-15 23:24:50

I got to about 45 but then the baby was 11lb 2, so that explained that.

teamrigby Tue 27-Oct-15 11:20:05

WiIdfire - ouch!

LoveAndHate - I'll have to get a photo later but at 33 weeks my bump does look smaller than yours smile

chopsface Tue 27-Oct-15 22:24:59

Hi rigby! This is me at 33 weeks taken today! I'm all bump too and not put on weight elsewhere. This is my first but I'm aware you grow 1cm a week! At my 31w Midwife appointment I was meas 32cm but i can't imagine getting much bigger! And I think I'm starting to waddle...

teamrigby Wed 28-Oct-15 11:15:30

Here's me at 33 weeks...

teamrigby Wed 28-Oct-15 11:19:36

I'm liking this comparing bumps smile

LoveAndHate and Chopsface - do either of you know what you are having? we kept it a surprise but everyone tells me I'm having a boy as bump is low and all on front. I take it all with a pinch of salt because my mum carried looking the same but with me lol! but interested to know if you know and seeing your bumps as comparison smile

TaliZorah Wed 28-Oct-15 11:30:52

This is me at 37 weeks OP I had a boy

TaliZorah Wed 28-Oct-15 11:31:49

Sorry if this has posted several times, it keeps messing around

LovedAndHated Wed 28-Oct-15 11:36:22

Argh! You are all beautifully compact and neat! OP, I'm having a boy, called Ezra! smile

I'm in dreadful pain with SDP, though, and now on crutches with 13 wks still to go sad

teamrigby Wed 28-Oct-15 11:51:23

TaliZorah - see your bump looks higher than mine, nearer to you boobs - whereas I seem to have a definite gap smile

LoveAndHated - oh no sad touch wood, I've had an ok pregnancy so far. Just started to feel really uncomfortable in the last couple of weeks (obviously were I'm running out of space lol) smile

Ladypug Wed 28-Oct-15 12:19:28

Hehe I remember being about 30 weeks and thinking I couldn't get bigger! At 41 weeks I'm something else!!!

LovedAndHated Wed 28-Oct-15 12:43:42

teamrigby, I had my first baby last year and it was blissfully unproblematic, painless - textbook really. This time I am crippled and have vulval varicose veins rendering my labia looking not unlike the Elephant Man sad

Wildfire! Please come tell us about the birth!

chopsface Wed 28-Oct-15 12:56:14

I'm having a boy and yes my bump is low and all out front! Apparently typical, apparently.

TaliZorah Wed 28-Oct-15 18:48:40

teamrigby I have a really short torso so my bump didn't drop as much as some peoples. He was also back to back

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