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Snorlax86 Fri 28-Aug-20 11:23:42

I was just wondering when those that didn’t have flat-ish stomachs/carrying extra weight around the middle starting showing.

I personally can’t work out if it’s a bump or just my fat 😂 a lot of my clothes are generally quite loose and being overweight I’ve always attempted to hide my stomach in photos etc so it’s really hard to tell now if this is how my stomach has always looked or if I finally have a bump forming!

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Snorlax86 Fri 28-Aug-20 19:24:59

I can’t be the only one surely?!

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Babba2801 Fri 28-Aug-20 19:32:56

Hey im plus size mumma to be. Im only 5ft and a size 18 so I defo have fat around my middle. My bump started to appear by 14 weeks which I was very very surprised at as i thought i wouldnt get an obvious bump until I was in 3rd trimestsr 🙈🙈

BikeTyson Fri 28-Aug-20 19:36:37

I had a BMI of 31 when I was pregnant. Looking back at photos I think it started looking like an unmistakable baby bump when I was about 22/23 weeks, so definitely later than it might have been for someone thinner. I had a lovely bump by the end though, I miss it! smile

Snorlax86 Fri 28-Aug-20 20:08:12

Thanks @BikeTyson and @Babba2801

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Milkshake54 Fri 28-Aug-20 22:01:09

22 weeks and still (impatiently) waiting...

BeMorePacific Fri 28-Aug-20 22:03:01

2nd baby, and plus sized. I started showing at 16 weeks x

kkr168 Fri 28-Aug-20 22:24:42

Start taking weekly bump photos, I didn't think I had a bump until I started looking back over the weeks. At 27 weeks my bump is very visible now, even under my baggy tops.

MySafeSpace Fri 28-Aug-20 22:52:25

Is it now a round bump? I had a starting bmi of 31 however wasn't large around my middle but I have no round bump. It's more a b bump so just look very fat, I have no clue where baby is either laying either. This can't be normal surely

firsttimemummyxxxxx Sat 29-Aug-20 17:29:50

I’m a size 16 and 9 weeks... I know it’s probably bloating but I’ve been taking a picture each week and it is definitely getting bigger! I googled and Apparently if you have a short torso (I do and am 5’3) Then you can show earlier as your uterus can’t grow upwards, it has to go outwards? X

BeingATwatItsABingThing Sat 29-Aug-20 17:37:20

I wore size 14/16 pre-baby but had definite extra weight around my middle courtesy of DD1. I was really worried I wouldn’t get a nice bump this time.

I started getting a noticeable bump at around 18 weeks. By 21 weeks, it was a rounded baby bump.

Snorlax86 Sat 29-Aug-20 19:53:26

Thanks all, that’s reassuring flowers

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SnickerdoodleSnek Sat 29-Aug-20 21:07:56

Hello lovely ladies!

Plus size mama to be here too. Size 16-18 at conception and doing my very best to be healthy with food and exercise to not put on any unnecessary weight that isn't baby growth.

I'm only 9+6 so no bump yet, haha. Definitely worried about risks too. My SIL is bigger than me and she went on to have two healthy babies, so I'm remaining hopeful.

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