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Is it possible for a 15 year old girl to get a baby bump after 3 weeks of pregnancy? And it's her first baby. 

Is it possible for a 15 year old girl to get a baby bump after 3 weeks of pregnancy? And it's her first baby. 

No: It is not possible at 3 weeks pregnant to have a baby bump. The embryo is still in very early stages of development - in most cases the female doesn't even know she is pregnant yet. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How soon will you notice a baby bump?How about pregnancy symptoms?Thanks!

How soon will you notice a baby bump?How about pregnancy symptoms?Thanks!

Get a guide: Pregnancy symptoms can show up around the 5th or 6th week of pregnancy (or 2-3 weeks after conception). "pregnancy bump, " appearance is very variable. These are the type of common questions that women find enjoyable to read about in pregnancy guide books. Acog, for example, produces, "your pregnancy and childbirth: month to month.". ...Read more

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What is the average range of time when a pregnancy baby bump will appear?

What is the average range of time when a pregnancy baby bump will appear?

It varies a lot: The "average" time is usually between 12 and 24 wks of pregnancy. Different things contribute to the variability, including whether this is the first pregnancy (takes longer to show usually), and women gain wt differently during pregnancy depending on how much they eat. Body shape plays a role, and a thin person usually shows a lot sooner than an overweight person. ...Read more

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Do overweight women begin to show their baby bump in pregnancy sooner?

Do overweight women begin to show their baby bump in pregnancy sooner?

No: Overweight or obese women do not need to gain as much weight during pregnancy as a woman of normal weight and therefore may not show ( baby bump) as soon. ...Read more

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My periods haven't started yet. I took a pregnancy test but itcame out negative. My tummy looks like i've got a baby bump and I am also getting symtpoms of pregnancy. What should I do?

My periods haven't started yet. I took a pregnancy test but itcame out negative. My tummy looks like i've got a baby bump and I am also getting symtpoms of pregnancy. What should I do?

Don't over think it: You're not going to get a baby bump the first week or month you are pregnant. If you're trying to get there it may come in time but don't over think the process. Early symptoms overlap with lots of things. Pee tests can be falsely negative early in the process. Relax and re-test later. ...Read more

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When will you start showing a baby bump during prenancy?

20 weeks: First time pregnancies show at 20 weeks or ( 4 1/2 months). You can feel the hard uterus just under your belly button. If you have been pregnant before, the abdominal muscles have stretched, and you will show about 1 month earlier ...Read more

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When should I expect a visible baby bump? And when am i gonna feel the first kick?

When should I expect a visible baby bump? And when am i gonna feel the first kick?

14-16 weeks: If you are slender you will notice thickening in the pelvic area quite soon. However in clothing, a "baby bumps" is not really visible until about 16 weeks. You will feel first kicks sometime between 16-20 weeks of pregnancy. At first they are so mild they might feel like a goldfish did a little flip in your belly. By 20 weeks they are usually quite distinct. ...Read more