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Old 01-20-2011, 11:07 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I thought I'd start a belly pic thread.  I know its early, but I'm already showing and you can tell a difference this week from last.  My belly is already pooching out lower.  Post your beautiful bellies mamas. love.gif

 

 

4 wks 5 dys with shirt

 

4wks 5dys w/out shirt

 

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Cathy, what a cute little belly you have!  I haven't taken any pics yet, but hopefully I will get some up this weekend.  My belly looks pretty noticeable by the end of the day, but almost totally normal when I wake up in the morning.  I think my baby belly = bloat at this point!

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I hear you on that one! I am not wanting pictures of my belly yet, it just looks fat! But I should take some so I have an idea of where I started.  I hate this part in pregnancy, when you feel pregnant but just look fat to everyone else. Once you start showing then people open doors for you and help you whenever you need it, princess time! Good idea Cathy, I love looking at belly pictures!


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Old 01-21-2011, 03:16 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Thanks!  The first ones I took at 4 weeks were at night, but the ones from this week were in the am, so its round the clock belly.  It's exciting!  I know its more intestinal bloating than anything, but I can't wait to get bigger.  lol.gif 


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What a cute belly! I'm not brave enough to post any yet but I'm sure I'll get there. :) We bought a scale yesterday and DH said he thought I gained 3 kilos this week because my belly was so much bigger!!! Turns out I actually lost a kilo and I seriously can't figure out from where because my belly is quite a bit bigger (but I wouldn't say 3 kilos worth!).

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Aw.  :)  I take my pics in the morning too.  At night, it's usually bloat from all the food I've eaten all day and I don't think it's an accurate preggo pic at that point.  LOL

 

I have been taking pics, but I don't have a bulge yet.  Which is sort of surprising.  You'd think I'd have looked pregnant the moment I got a positive!  biglaugh.gif


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Here's me at 6 weeks and 3 days.  http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v63/mandemack/0123111002a-1-1.jpg

 

I got nothing.  :)


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Y'all are so cute! I'm 7w2d today, and I'm going to take a pic at 8w. But seriously, y'all are going to laugh at me because I look like I'm 4 months at least! My legs, arms and face aren't big, just my lower belly!


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Y'all are so cute! I'm 7w2d today, and I'm going to take a pic at 8w. But seriously, y'all are going to laugh at me because I look like I'm 4 months at least! My legs, arms and face aren't big, just my lower belly!



Haha!  Can't wait!  I am going to try to get a 7 week pic today and see what the difference is between the three.


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Here's me at 6 weeks and 3 days.  http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v63/mandemack/0123111002a-1-1.jpg

 

I got nothing.  :)


Aw.  It's just some little bit of bloating.  Hopefully we will all soon have little bellies to share.love.gif


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Here is me at 7 wks.  I'll have to take another set in the am because I feel super bloated tonight.

 

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Wow Cathy! Your little belly is definitely turning into a little bump! I would take a pic of mine, but I could always look 4 months preggo if I let my gut out. If I tighten my abs, there isn't much there :)


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This was the last day in my regular jeans with the hairband on the button.  The belly wins.lol.gif  It's funny I keep catching myself rubbing my belly now, its quite funny.


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Mine at 8 weeks. Not much there except at night when I'm super bloated (or if I let my belly hang - which I rarely if ever do - it's huge, lol)

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Here's a quickie I did so that I could compare in the later weeks.  Me at roughly 4 weeks.

 

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Yay!!!!  More beautiful bellies!!  I so look forward to the coming months when we really start getting big.  I'm so excited!  I can't wait to hear the heartbeat next month.  bouncy.gif


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You guys look great, Im a little sad that due to being a larger gal I probably wont ever look pregnant...just fatter LOL!

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I'm a big girl too. I tried taking a pic, but it just looked like a big belly and It was too close b/c I don't have a mirror I can shoot my camera at....*sigh* oh well.

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This wasn't meant to be a belly pic, but it worked. Sorry I look so annoyed. Henry just would not look at the camera, and there are NO good pics of us together - he's so stubborn!

 

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And yes, I'm sure its just one. And, yes, I'm even sucking it in. Can you even imagine when I'm not?!?! Eeek.


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This is my first pregnancy and the nausea is preventing weight gain, but I have been planning on taking a belly picture. I want to do the every month belly picture with the same shirt/pants combo and watch it grow!

 

I took a crappy mirror picture in my closet at 7 weeks but its not really share worthy, but here it is! Ill probably put it up on my blog for reference. I have a freakishly long torso and shorter legs, so it will be interesting to see how and when I show.

 

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Any belly pictures here are fine, don't be shy. 

 

Laura my goodness if you are sucking in that is crazy.  I'm sure you will even out as time goes on.

 

Activealli - can't wait to see your belly grow, good idea to wear the same thing.  I should have worn a maternity shirt the first time. lol.gif  I don't think the shirt I wore is going to last.


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I thought you all might like to see the slideshow of my last pg.  :)  http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v63/mandemack/?action=view&current=eb290236.pbw


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Earthlady - Great slideshow, thanks for sharing!!! 

 

I don't have a belly yet, so no need to take pics.  I look the same, except for occaionsally looking bloated.  I'm glad to not be showing yet... I need to try to fit into a bridesmaid dress in April, so the longer I can wait to show, the better. 


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I thought you all might like to see the slideshow of my last pg.  :)  http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v63/mandemack/?action=view&current=eb290236.pbw


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Earthylady, loved the slide show, thanks!  Made me feel better about how quickly my belly is popping out this time v. last time, where it took months and months!!


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9 weeks 2 days.  I was showing early at 11 weeks with my first.  And this is my second!  Today is the first day I really think I see the beginnings of a baby belly and not bloating :)


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Earthlady, was the slide show of your first pregnancy?  It was really beautiful and inspired me to try and do the same, though I am not showing at all compared to your 9 weeks. I took an updated photo from this morning. Ayame, you reassured me a little that its normal to not show much now and hope I show at 11 weeks too!

 

I think Ive the same little outward trend below the belly button like you do, Ayame. I can feel my work out pants cut into my stomach a little which they used to be loose and comfortable there before, not much, but ill take it!

 

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 Earthlady, was the slide show of your first pregnancy? 

No, my last full term pregnancy...which would have been my third.  In my first pg I took pics every month, and only randomly for my second but I like doing the weekly pics better. 

 

The best advice I can give for anyone wanting to do a weekly slideshow, is to find a spot that you'll take the pic at every week, having the camera sitting in the same spot, at the same distance away every time, and to take the pic the same time of day with you in the exact same spot.  That keeps the size of you in the pic and the range of everything else in the pic the same size and you'll be able to focus on the belly growing rather than all the stuff that changes in each photo.


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Thanks!


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Activealli, yes!  I think you're starting to show.  Specially if it's your first.  You tend to get that little "point" I call it, right under the belly button :)  I know my clothes are tighter all around.


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