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When pregnant when do you start showing bump?

When pregnant when do you start showing bump?

Varies: It depends alot on your overall build. Most women will not show until after the first trimester or at least 12-14 weeks and some not until after 20 weeks. Women who are short waisted will tend to show earlier than women with a long waist. A thin woman will show earlier than a heavier set woman. A woman will also usually show later in the first pregnancy than in subsequent pregnancies. ...Read more

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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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When do you start showing when pregnant so bf can tell?

When do you start showing when pregnant so bf can tell?

Start showing?: At around 16 weeks most commonly when the belly starts to noticeably protrude. It would be possible to detect it earlier by the more subtle bulge that increases steadily, but men are seldom that observant. ...Read more

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How many months of pregnancy do you start showing?

How many months of pregnancy do you start showing?

Is she or isn't she?: Be careful who you ask! many of us who were not pregnant have been asked if we were :). So it is risky looking at someone's belly and assuming she is pregnant unless she announces it. If asking on behalf of oneself, an expectant woman might notice a fullness in the second trimester. But trying to estimate how far along is best done with ultrasound estimates of the number of weeks of gestation. ...Read more

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If i'm pregnant, when will i start showing it?

Depends: On your figure for it shows up earlier or later . Average time about 4 to 5 months. ...Read more

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When will I start showing symptoms if I am pregnant?

When will I start showing symptoms if I am pregnant?

3-5 weeks after sex: Common early pregnancy symptoms include some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feeling less energetic), a sharper or stronger sense of smell, mild soreness and swelling of the breasts, and maybe some food aversions or cravings. These symptoms are due to quickly rising hormone levels. ...Read more

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When pregnant what is the month that you actually start showing?

When pregnant what is the month that you actually start showing?

Varies a lot!: Showing varies by parity (how many babies you've already delivered), mom's health, nutrition of mom and baby, body habitus, genetics, athleticism, on and on. Generally at 12-18 weeks gestation. But this is by no means a hard and fast rule. You should have seen your OB before the 6th week to get a history, project an edc, assess high risk factors, start vitamins, an get testing out of the way. ...Read more

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Is there evidence showing after the age 35 its difficult to get pregnant?

Harder with ^ age: Fertility rates diminish with age. By the time a woman was in her mid- 40's the chance of becoming pregnant has dropped significantly. ...Read more

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When do u start showing ? When pregnant. What week is normal to start showing?

When do u start showing ? When pregnant. What week is normal to start showing?

Average 14-16 weeks: It depends on your body and the amount of body fat. If you are a skinny girl, you can start showing at 14 weeks. ...Read more

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Girlfriend is pregnant all test came back negative but still showing signs what do we do?

Girlfriend is pregnant all test came back negative but still showing signs what do we do?

Clarify question: Not sure what you mean by "all test came back negative" and "signs". Please clarify what tests and signs you are talking about. ...Read more

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A woman I was with says she's pregnant and showing after 2.5 weeks. Is this possible? Could it be mine?

A woman I was with says she's pregnant and showing after 2.5 weeks. Is this possible? Could it be mine?

Pregnancy: Women begin to show in pregnancy in the fourth month. Pregnancy testing turns positive about fourteen days after conception. Conception happens one to five days after sex. ...Read more

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A relative is five months pregnant but hardly showing. Is this predictive of an smaller persona down the line?

A relative is five months pregnant but hardly showing. Is this predictive of an smaller persona down the line?

No: No. It could depend on her body habitus. Is she obese? Are her dates correct? Does her sonogram show her dates are correct and the fetus is growing properly? Does she smoke? Se should see her doctor is she is really concerned. ...Read more

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I found out i was pregnant at 5 weeks , I am now 8 weeks as of today and i'm showing twice as much , and sick all the time . What do this mean?

I found out i was pregnant at 5 weeks , I am now 8 weeks as of today and i'm showing twice as much , and sick all the time . What do this mean?

You're pregnant: Your symptoms don't mean anything specifically, other than just normal early pregnancy complaints. If your OB is concerned that you may have twins or some other issue, he/she will order an ultrasound for further information. Good luck! ...Read more

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When do u start showing in a pregnancy?

Differences: Each woman is different. How soon a woman shows can be influenced by previous pregnancies, a womans weight and the shape of her body. ...Read more

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Should you be showing at 20 weeks if you are pregnant?

Should you be showing at 20 weeks if you are pregnant?

Pregnancy : All women carry a pregnancy differently. Patients often state friends or relatives make comments that they look too small or too big and their pregnancies are progressing normally. At 20 weeks the top of your uterus should be about the level of your belly button. Depending on your body shape, and baby's position you may or may not show. ...Read more