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November 25th, 2013, 09:08 PM
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Because I feel like it is just me. I was bloated at the start and pants were tight but now I am back to fitting in my regular sized pants. I was looking through the baby bump pics and wondering if something is wrong. My next appt isn't till my nt scan on 12/10 so I need a little reassurance.

This is my second pregnancy. I am about 35 pounds overweight. I still have ms but not enough to not eat on a daily basis. In fact all I eat are carbs so should be gaining weight. So far I am up only two pounds but maybe I lost some weight between then and now, and my pants aren't tighter due to the weight I possibly lost?

I don't know. I am worried. To top it off I had a dream last night I was bleeding and that is the dream I normally have every month when I going to start my period so wondering if it's some sort of premonition. Argh!! I know I should be practical but I a hormonal wreck so I don't think its possible lol

Eta I've suffered a missed m/c in the past which was a total shock and I'm sure is driving my anxiety on this.

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November 25th, 2013, 09:30 PM
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I am not showing (10w6d), just bloated. Try not to worry hon. I'm sure things will be OK!
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November 26th, 2013, 12:13 AM
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I am 13 weeks tomorrow and not showing at all when I wear normal clothes! I am showing once I lift my shirt up, though. I'm pretty small, but I have always had a little pudge and the only difference is it has gotten tighter and harder, like solidified if that makes sense. You can tell it is getting ready to be a baby bump. I probably won't officially show through my clothes until my belly starts to grow out, rather than just get hard
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November 26th, 2013, 12:38 AM
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I'm 12 weeks tomorrow and not showing either. Just bloat that comes and goes. I'm average weight for my height. I haven't really gained weight yet, been going up and down about 1-1.5 pounds. But that is within my normal weight variations.
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November 26th, 2013, 01:50 AM
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I'm almost 10 weeks with my 2nd and not showing at all....
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November 26th, 2013, 05:16 AM
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Don't let it worry you! Everyone grows and shows at different times. I am short (5'3") and I am a size 2/4. I am 11.5wks and this is number 5 and not showing. I just don't show until later even with my uterus sitting higher than normal. I also haven't gained any weight, either yet.
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November 26th, 2013, 09:05 AM
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Not gaining weight in the first trimester is actually pretty common so I wouldn't worry about that - your body is burning a whole lotta calories right now even though you probably don't feel like it. My bump shows when I wear tights with fitted tunic-style sweaters (i.e. my bump pic) or a dress but today I am wearing a rather fitted pencil skirt and you can barely tell there is a bump there.

Every person is different *and* every pregnancy is different so even if you showed earlier in a previous pregnancy, you could very well show much later this time around.

Try to not worry too much (not worrying at all is impossible, I know!) and the bump will probably appear seemingly overnight
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November 26th, 2013, 09:11 AM
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I have not gained any weight at all yet (I'm 12 weeks 1 day). I can tell that I have a little more bump than before (which was all totally left over flub from being pregnant with DS 3+ years ago...ugh), and I can FEEL my uterus outside my pelvic bone a little bit. That said, DH and any friends who know I'm pregnant promise they don't see anything at all. And my MIL made a comment about me looking like I've lost weight. I'm taking it and running with it and praying that I don't show before December 30th!
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November 26th, 2013, 10:07 AM
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I haven't gained weight yet either ,and I am not yet showing. I am super bloated and everything feels too tight on my belly but I don't have a "bump" yet. I got a real bump around 14 weeks last time. First time took forever. Most "bump"s this early are bloat, the uterus is still pretty small
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November 26th, 2013, 10:15 AM
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I'm showing now but I wasn't a week and a half ago. I'm down 7 lbs from pre-pregnancy weight, which is a ton for me since I'm small to begin with. I did not loose weight like this with DD. Each pregnancy is different as is every woman.
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November 26th, 2013, 10:19 AM
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I'm not showing yet, like chrysalis described, I had a little pudge to start with that’s starting to feel harder but not enough to make my pants tight. I’m think I won’t be showing for another couple of weeks.
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November 26th, 2013, 10:34 AM
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Im not showing either, and for me the showing sooner with each pg was a myth. I didn't have a good bump with my 4th until 28 weeks, given he was a small baby but I didn't show with my second until 24 weeks and she was average size at birth. With those pg's I was smaller than I am now, about a size 2 jeans, now Im a 4-5 and still nothing. I did have a lot of bloating early on but that has gone away.
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November 26th, 2013, 10:48 AM
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This is my second and not showing. Granted I am like 40 pounds overweight but... I think it's normal. We're still so early!
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November 26th, 2013, 10:59 AM
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I am 10w4d and I am not showing at all. All my clothing fit just fine and I am 4-5 pounds lighter than my pre-pregnancy weight. I had some belly fat even before I got pregnant and right now my husband says he can't see any difference.

I totally understand your desire to have a little bump. I can't wait to get it. It will be a nice additional confirmation that everything is fine with the pregnancy.
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November 26th, 2013, 01:30 PM
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Thank you all for your replies they really made me feel better. Stupid hormones making me nutty!
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November 26th, 2013, 01:41 PM
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Late to the not showing party, LOL. But I am not really showing either, just bloat which has gone away and comes back every few days. I am 13 weeks and have gained 4 lbs so far.
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November 26th, 2013, 01:46 PM
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Not showing, and I am a plus size mom. I probably won't show for a few more months. You might find the m/s ease in the next couple of weeks but that's just the placenta taking over. It will be ok!
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November 26th, 2013, 01:48 PM
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I'm showing, and feeling like I look 9 months.. but I have only (ugh) gained 5 pounds (actually lost 1 in the last two weeks) and this past week or so have noticed that the growth is slowing down. I feel like most of my weight and bump have been bloat up until now.
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