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I'm already using a bella band with my work pants because they won't button and only zip half way. My stomach pops out of my shirts too! It's out of control lol.<br>
Is this normal? I had an ultrasound at 4 weeks 6 days because I had some brown spotting, they could only see a gest. sac since it was so early on so they asked me to come back this week (I'll be 6 weeks tomorrow when I go) to make sure there is growth. I would think we'd already see twins if there was any during the last ultrasound, right?<br>
So why am I getting so fat already? I know it's all bloat, but dang! I can't hide it for much longer from most of my work people. I've already bought bigger, baggier shirts and my stomach pushes against them.<br><br>
Is this a sign that I'll be a HUGE pregnant person? I'm normally a small person, 5'7" and pre-pg 120lbs.
 

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I was in maternity pants at 5 weeks. People thought I was nuts <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> I literally couldn't stand my regular pants. I had a singleton, got really sick and lost 17lbs by 12 weeks, then proceeded to gain 50lbs by the time I delivered. Yikes <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
Congrats on your pregnancy <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 

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Yup, around 6 weeks my belly was pooching out a bit, with my first! I was mortified. One pair of my pants fits still (10 weeks) but just barely...it depends on how tight your pants usually are. I like to wear mine a little baggy as it is...the ones that fit perfectly are the ones I was uncomfortable in at 6 weeks.
 

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I'm usually a bit small too (5'6" and 112), and when I discovered the pregnancy at 5 weeks, I was convinced I was already several months along! At that early stage, I was so bloated, very few things fit. Fortunately, the bloating decreased around 9 weeks. I'll be in maternity clothes very soon, but now it's less intestine, more baby.
 

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I had a noticeable belly at 5 or 6 weeks this time (3rd babe). It was big enough that I kept joking with Dh that 'the triplets said hi'<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> . The u/s only showed one in there and I am not insanely huge now at 33 weeks, I guess this babe was ready to show off quite early.
 

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With this pregnancy my stomach was starting to pooch out at 6 weeks.<br><br>
By 8 weeks I was in maternity clothes.<br><br>
I wasn't in maternity clothes for just my belly, I was bloated big time.<br><br>
I was on the last clip on my bras and they were still tight. I almost went and bought some bras the next size up.<br><br>
The bloating has now subsided and I fit back into my bra quite comfortably on the 2nd clip.<br><br>
I hate being bloated.
 

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I am at 5 weeks, and already in Bella Bands. I think it's more bloating than anything else. I've noticed that the belly comes and goes depending on the time of day, amount of gas etc..... I normally wear a size 10-12, and with those, I am in the Bella Band. I have 14s in my closet (the fat clothes), and they are fitting OK still-but I know it's the belly over everything else, because the 14's are big around the hips.<br><br>
My chest is also huge! I've had to buy shirts because due to my new cleavage, many of my shirts/tops have hiked up. So I bought a bunch of XL and XXL's, as right now, I really don't want to show the midriff! LOL
 
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