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Help - finding an outfit for a "do" that will hide my proto-bump?

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MyNameIsInigoMontoya Thu 18-Jun-09 21:20:20

Help please... I'm invited to a big family party in 2 weeks (not quite a wedding, but along the same lines just slightly less formal). Ideally I would like a dress or skirt, as there will be dancing.

Thing is if all goes well, I will be nearly 9 weeks pregnant, and will definitely have a bit of a tummy - I'm already quite bloaty now and can't sit comfortably with jeans done up, so I will definitely be a bit bulgy by then. (It's number 2 as well, so am likely to get bigger earlier than last time...) But I don't want all the extended family knowing so early, and don't want everyone staring at me and speculating all night!

So - can anyone suggest some good ways to camouflage my belly? Or if you have seen a nice outfit that would work I would love some suggestions please!

MrsTiggiwinkle Thu 18-Jun-09 22:08:52

Empire line dresses v. good for fitting at your thin bit and floating over your bump (or sagggy belly in my case).

MrsTiggiwinkle Thu 18-Jun-09 22:09:43

Not just saggy. Sagggy grin

Congratulations btw. Love "proto-bump".

MyNameIsInigoMontoya Sun 21-Jun-09 23:09:11

Thanks, I will see if I can find anything like that when I get a chance to shop!

Though am starting to wonder whether I have ANY chance of hiding the belly whatever I wear, as it's grown even more now and I am really starting to look pg, even though it's just 7 weeks blush
Hopefully some of it is just bloating or water retention and might go down a bit again, or is that wishful thinking...

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