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Old 08-22-2008, 05:39 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Well, so many big belly posts, I just wanted to chime in with my tiny one to console any other small belly mamas. LOL.

My uterus had popped well out at 6 weeks, and has stayed consistently high when comparing to level of belly button type measurement - hit my rib cage early on etc etc

BUT:
22 weeks tape measure showed 24cm

25 weeks tape measure showed 26 at a streeetch.

26 weeks and I am actually hitting 29 cms.
Bit odd to have that jump in measurement, but still small for a multiple mama.

As a reference, in my singleton pregnancies I've measured consistently under by 4cms, so measuring dot on is big for me anyway

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We need a PHOTO, please!
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I also carried small. No one believed me that I was having twins. I saw singleton moms with bigger bellies then I had. I was just glad people could tell I was without a doubt, pregnant LOL.

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I don't know what I'm measuring but nobody can believe I'm having twins either! I'm always being told that I look small.
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Oh, just wait! This thread may come back to haunt you.


14 weeks

22 weeks

40 weeks (and 52 cm)

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:: !!!

FWIW, I always looked small, too, but far bigger than I did with my singleton (I barely looked 6 mos pg the week before she was born)--so I was at least thankful that people could recognize I was pregnant!

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My thoughts exactly! Lots of mamas don't do the major belly pop until much later in pregnancy! You've still got lots of time to get HUGE!

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your belly looks adorable! i think it's a function of how you carry -- i carry straight out in front. i looked like i was carrying twins during my singleton pregnancy. at 26 weeks i was 42 cm. it slowed down after that, though.

maybe you won't get stretch marks & twin skin, the lovely belly accessories i have.

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Just wait mamma, the real growing is about to start !

I had several friends pg at the same time as me, and yes, they looked bigger than me... until I hit 30 weeks. . . then watch out for the belly!!

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14 weeks

22 weeks

40 weeks (and 52 cm)
eeek!!! I may grow yet, then!

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