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#1 of 196 Old 07-30-2006, 09:44 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I decided to go ahead and start up the "official thread," since some of us have already started taking our belly pics!

So ladies, please come share your beautiful bellies!

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Anyone willing to go first?

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All I have so far is my 8 week picture... (which I already posted in last week's chat thread.) I will post my 10 week picture at the end of this week.

8 weeks

Bloated tummy or quadruplets? Only time will tell.

(ETA This link points to a later pic now)
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Astromom what a cute belly you have!
Maybe we are both having quadruplets-I am a touch bigger than you and Im 6 weeks

Happy mama to my four girls S 8.15.02 , L 04.25.06 (gone at 36 weeks ) and L 3.10.07.And another rainbow! Baby C has arrived 10.26.10!
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Here's my 5 week pic (after a big dinner : I'm not so bloated in the a.m. though)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...hsstuff858.jpg
this is today 6w 2d
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...hsstuff894.jpg

Maaaammaa!! to A 2/99 M 7/00 J 10/04 B 4/07 S 3/09
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Here's my belly at 4 weeks 2 days (just starting to bloat):
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...weeks2days.jpg

Here's my belly yesterday at 8 weeks 1 day (with mega bloat!! I'm already in my damn maternity clothes!)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...8weeks1day.jpg
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You both look great! Beth, I love the metamorphosis on your belly -- how beautiful!
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You both look great! Beth, I love the metamorphosis on your belly -- how beautiful!
Thank you so much! It's the luna moth. They are my favorite. I just got this tattoo this past winter because I really wanted it before I got pregnant. I like to think of the big moth at the top sitting on my belly and protecting/watching over the baby.
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I love your tattoos also. What a neat idea
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what a beautiful idea!

and now the moth gets to grow bigger in size i bet its very happy!

Happy mama to my four girls S 8.15.02 , L 04.25.06 (gone at 36 weeks ) and L 3.10.07.And another rainbow! Baby C has arrived 10.26.10!
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Oh I love your belly tattoo! So beautiful! Thanks for sharing!
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I am not showing yet. I am 7 weeks 2 days and this is my second. Should I be concerned? I mean I was a little over weight any way befor I got preg but I wasn't to big. By the way you all have very pretty tummys.

Angela (Suffering severly from heart burn right now.)
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No you shouldn't be worried. Everyone shows differently. I am just 7 weeks now, and even though my tummy is a little thicker, I don't have a bump. With my second I did start showing right away though. And with my first I didn't show until about 5 months. Each pregnancy and each woman is different. It is hard somtimes though, you want that beautiful bump, but remember at 37 weeks, you will be not wanting that bump anymore. So know, it will happen soon, and probably all of a sudden.
I also suffered servely from heartburn with my second pregnancy. I wish you luck. It wasn't fun, if I remember what I did to help it I will tell you, but I can't remember now
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LOL Thanks. I remeber later in my last on haveing really bad heart burn. But I swear this time is so so much worse. LOL I am so glad that my friend told me about this site. I love it so much and have met so many nice people.
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Y'all have GOT to be kidding me...

OK, this is officially the first time in my life I actually wish I were SKINNY, so I could show like you all. No fair!

Seriously, you're all very beautiful. I'll be posting pics when there's something to show (well, and when we start taking them .
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OK I took my first belly pic. Like I said I don't belive that I am showing yet. I wish I though of this while pregnant with dd.

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...485/7weeks.jpg

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I am not showing yet. I am 7 weeks 2 days and this is my second. Should I be concerned?
Nope, shouldn't be concerned at all. It's amazing how much variety there is between mamas! I had no idea until this pregnancy. It's really cool to see how different these beautiful pregnant bellies look, regardless of the shape, size, or how far along we are. Here is a cool website that I stole out of November's DDC that shows expectant mamas from 4 weeks on up to 42 weeks.

http://www.maternitygallery.com/
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Thanks for sharing, Astromom! I can't believe some of those women who were barely showing at 20 weeks! Sure puts things into perspective for those of us doing this for the first time!
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I love seeing these pictures! I'm 6 weeks along and cannot believe how my belly is popping out! I feel like I have to make sure people know I haven't gained a pound! So silly. Your bellies are so cute!!

I guess I need to take a pic and add it huh?
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Here's my 7 week pic (taken Saturday)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...hsstuff901.jpg

Maaaammaa!! to A 2/99 M 7/00 J 10/04 B 4/07 S 3/09
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8 1/2 weeks: http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y73...cs/belly-8.jpg

9 1/2 weeks: http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y73...cs/belly-9.jpg

Warning: You can see my pajamas and undies!

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8 weeks 2 days. Still not showing yet.

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...Weeks2days.jpg
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Hi, I'm so happy to be joining a belly photo club!! I've been waiting for years to do this, I'm so happy to be pg!!!

Here I am at 5 weeks 2 days, the beginning of my pg!!! I'm already a little bloated.
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c1.../Belly5w2d.jpg

Here I am at 8 weeks 0 days, feeling very bloated and constipated. I'm taking progesterone pills 3x a day, and it feels like my upper tummy is constantly full of air!! I'm already eating tea soaked prunes for relief
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c1...elly8weeks.jpg

Here I am at 9 weeks 0 days. I'm about the same, just more bloated in the upper tummy.
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c1...elly9weeks.jpg

Here I am at 10 weeks 0 days. My lower tummy is sticking out a little more!!!
http://i8.tinypic.com/24x44yr.jpg
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I am showing when I am laying down. :-)



http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...layingdown.jpg
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Here's mine at 10 weeks!

http://www.littleleila.com/10weeks.jpg
http://www.littleleila.com/10weeks2.jpg

-Sarah : mom to DD (4/05) : and DS (3/07) : Urban homesteading in Eastern Iowa
and : for a new little one in 2010!
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My official 8 week picture taken yesterday
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...hsstuff913.jpg[HTML][/HTML]

Maaaammaa!! to A 2/99 M 7/00 J 10/04 B 4/07 S 3/09
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I started taking pics!

Here's me a 9 weeks, 1 day (tonight)

http://static.flickr.com/83/214770028_d795f4c6c6.jpg

Everyone is looking great!
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Here is my 9 weeks and 2 says pic.

http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j2...Weeks2days.jpg
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I was getting on myself about weight gain this morning, so I took a pic. I feel better now.

11wk5d
11wk5d full belly-no sucking in

Compared to:
7wks+a few days
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http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...llyPic9wks.jpg


Oh my, the bloating. Huge. I've been in transition-maternity pants since 8 wks.

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