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How far on in pregnancy does belly swell?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
12-16 Weeks: Its highly variable but in general, first-time moms begin developing a baby bump between 12-16 weeks. Veteran moms start showing sooner, since the uterine and abdominal muscles have been stretched by prior pregnancies. Best wishes!
Answered on Nov 10, 2014

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