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#1 of 29 Old 12-23-2008, 11:10 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I thought it would be fun to share our belly pics, past and present. Thanks for the idea mamaeliz!

I'll go first

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y9/...s/P1010180.jpg
37 weeks

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y9/...s/P1010185.jpg
It was kinda nice that people actually knew I was pregnant, I carry small and I didn't show at all until 33 w with my singleton!

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y9/...s/P1010015.jpg
39 1/2 weeks, just the day before D day!

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http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/k...j/IMG_2645.jpg

above link is my 'past' belly picture at 36 wks.

you dont want to see my 'present' belly pic

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I thought it would be fun to share our belly pics, past and present. Thanks for the idea mamaeliz!
OMG!!!! I thought you meant bellies pics of our bellies NOW, (as in postpartum). Although I love funny stuff and can be quite the ham, I wouldn't want to terrify any preggo mamas out there
Quite the bellies, ladies!!! This is fun. And maybe pictures of deflated air balloons would be cool too. Ha ha ha. Although I rarely laugh about my belly these days.....
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This is 39 wk 2 days, the night before they were born. As you can see, I have outgrown even my maternity clothes and am wearing my dh's undershirts. I usually have a nicer face on, but I was at the peak of uncomfortablity!

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s...IMG_0001_2.jpg

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OMG!!!! I thought you meant bellies pics of our bellies NOW, (as in postpartum). Although I love funny stuff and can be quite the ham, I wouldn't want to terrify any preggo mamas out there
I don't even look at my pp belly.

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34 weeks:
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e1...s/f61680f3.jpg

36 weeks:

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e1...s/fullbody.jpg

This was 37 weeks--my last "official" pic since I didn't get the 38 week one done. :

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e1...erentangle.jpg

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e1...ts/37weeks.jpg

I did indeed get much bigger that last 10 days!

ETA: There are pp pics here
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I can't even see my belly anymore, not past my boobs LOL!

Cute Bellies!

Lucia , Poly )O( Lactation Counseling mama lady.gifvbac.gifto 5 yo Goobersuperhero.gif and 3 1/2 yo MZ twins twins.gif Peanut and Sweetpea and 1yo Pumpkinbabyf.gif mmm placenta.gif
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Here's my belly at almost 38 weeks http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/m...npreg38wks.jpg
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Makes my belly skin itch all over again just looking at these pictures.
And count me as another one who thought you meant belly now & that's not happening. I think looking at my belly will serve as birth control for my girls during their teen years.

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I think looking at my belly will serve as birth control for my girls during their teen years.

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/rainbow...7606901810623/

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32 weeks, not long before they were born

This was a HUGE belly for me. lol.

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Great thread.

My belly is measuring large, 39cm at 28w5d but I honestly don't feel that huge. I'm 5' tall and from my boobs to my hoohaa I'm all belly, but it doesn't jut out forward. I think that's why I've been able still pretty comfortable.

The twin skin is visible though, very low, but creeping up.

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This is one day before I had my singleton (40 wks). I was still very comfortable at this point.

And this is 6 days before I had my twins (36 wks). I was getting very swollen, especially at the bottom of my belly, and was much more uncomfortable than I ever got with my singleton.

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35 weeks with twins

I wish I had one from the end of the pregnancy (38 weeks for me) because I really did get SO MUCH bigger. Those last three weeks were so difficult for me that I guess documenting the experience slipped my mind.

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Here I am throughout my pregnancy Here
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26 weeks

30 weeks

and a big difference 2 weeks later at 32 weeks

Here's me in labor. I was like, quick take one last pic!

37w5d

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Beautiful bellies ladies! Thanks so much for sharing them!

I do want to add for those currently pregnant that while things are a bit tougher with a twins pregnancy you're not necessarily going to be huge and miserable. At 38-39 weeks I was still out walking a mile or so from the train to the hospital for testing and I wasn't too uncomfortable. The worst part was my lower tummy got kinda spongy from all the swelling I had (Pre-E) but I wasn't much more exhausted then with my singleton.

For comparason, here is me at 39 weeks with my singleton (ok so he was 9 1/2 lbs, who's counting LOL!)

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y9/...s/37wbelly.jpg

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Aja that's some belly for 29 weeks!!!

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i know! 43 cm's at my appt last week. that's bigger than i was when jet was born (at 41 weeks). the babies aren't measuring big or anything like that so i guess it's just the way they're in there.

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My skin hurts just looking at these pictues! And it makes my want to cry a little too. My boys are not babies anymore....


I had no idea twins grew so much bewteen 32 weeks and 38 weeks. WOW.
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Here's my progression:

http://www.naturallyparentingtwins.com/drupal/node/115

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christy - when i saw your 38 week pic i groaned outloud and dh got worried and asked me what was wrong. i can only imagine how your back/hips/abs felt!

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Yeah, it was definitely not comfortable. I waddled everywhere, badly. But it was SOOOOOOOO worth it (she says as she watches two adorable toddlers dance to our New Years Eve party music while holding hands with each other and giggling).

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This is my favorite belly pic, 20 weeks at Hanauma Bay in Hawaii
http://im1.shutterfly.com/media/47b5...D550/ry%3D400/


And my last belly picture ever, at 28 weeks 5 days, in the hospital - they were born 2 days later.
http://im1.shutterfly.com/media/47b6...D550/ry%3D400/

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Betsy you were so big already for 28+ weeks! I see the tissue in your hand ... you went through so much.

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and you look totally glowing at 20 weeks


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Betsy you were so big already for 28+ weeks! I see the tissue in your hand ... you went through so much.
I know, I felt gigantic - in a good way! I think it helped, as they were good sizes for their GA. Not to deny the second part of your statement because it is utterly true, but the tissue could have just as easily have been my mad pregnancy congestion as it was emotion.

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and you look totally glowing at 20 weeks

Thank you! I loved so much being on the beach pregnant like that - it was so liberating to not suck in my gut!! I always tell pregnant friends to wear a bikini!

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39 weeks, 2 days before I delivered.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v4...ogry/BELLY.jpg

I think the look on my face says it all.

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