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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. Corey Clay
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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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What are the chances of being pregnant when your body is changing and starting to have a baby bump, but pregnancy test's come as negative.?

What are the chances of being pregnant when your body is changing and starting to have a baby bump, but pregnancy test's come as negative.?

It is possible: Pregnancy tests usually very sensitive. Remeber other things can cause a baby bump also, like fibroids in the womb or any other growths. Sonar is a good special examination to be conducted. Your GP can refer you for a sonar ...Read more

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Can you tell a difference between a baby bump and belly fat? I'm worried I'm pregnant. Negative pregnancy tests. Lost 12 lbs but gaining belly fat

Can you tell a difference between a baby bump and belly fat? I'm worried I'm pregnant. Negative pregnancy tests. Lost 12 lbs but gaining belly fat

Tests are accurate: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too 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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Can you show pregnancy bump within 3 weeks?

Can you show pregnancy bump within 3 weeks?

No...: ...But you may be paying more attention to the "pre-pregnancy" bump. Or eating more. ...Read more

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Is there any possible way to confuse chubby " out there " stomach with pregnancy bump? I'm 16 and I'm not really fat but I'm chubby around the adomin

Is there any possible way to confuse chubby " out there " stomach with pregnancy bump? I'm 16 and I'm not really fat but I'm chubby around the adomin

Can do a preg. Test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...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

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What are flesh colored bumps on vag lips inner and outer things had since begining of pregnancy had the baby and still have the bumps skin tags?

Bumps on labia: Without photos, it would only be speculation. Labia are noted to have surfaces similar to cauliflower at the outer edges. Otherwise the labia minora surfaces on the outside and inside are smooth. The majora skin is the equivalent of scrotal skin. Growths can certainly happen there and may also occur on the thighs. However photos are still needed. ...Read more

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I took 2 pregnancy test first was positive second was negative. My nipples have weird bumps around them I have no clue what they are. Am I pregnant?

I took 2 pregnancy test first was positive second was negative. My nipples have weird bumps around them I have no clue what they are. Am I pregnant?

Possibly: The best will be to have a blood work done to detect the level of HCG (hormone of pregnancy at time when the level of HCG is very low it can appear positive in one test and negative in the other. It could also be a false positive. ...Read more

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Red bumps on back of tongue sign of pregnancy?

Red bumps on back of tongue sign of pregnancy?

No: They are most likely your taste buds (circumvallate papillae in this case). ...Read more

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Small freckle like red bumps on legs early sign of pregnancy?

Small freckle like red bumps on legs early sign of pregnancy?

Not a sign: This is not a sign of pregnancy. Check a pregnancy test if you are uncertain. There can be skin changes with pregnancy but most often they involve increase in pigmentation around the nipples and in the midline on the belly. ...Read more