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I've heard that you start showing earlier with your second pregnancy...was that true for you? How early did you start showing?

How early did you show with your second pregnancy?

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collegexmamix28

Asked by collegexmamix28 at 11:11 AM on Apr. 7, 2013 in Pregnancy

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  • With my first I didn't show until almost 5 months, with my 2nd it was closer to 4 months. With my 5th I was down to showing at 3 months. I think some of it also depends on how large you are to start with, but generally you show earlier with subsequent pregnancies.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 11:32 AM on Apr. 7, 2013

  • Oh yes!! Your body remembers and just gives out much quicker. My 1st was a girl and I carried all around. My 2nd was a boy and I only showed in front. From the back you couldn't tell I was pregnant. It depends from person to person and the sex of the baby.
    robinkane

    Answer by robinkane at 11:33 AM on Apr. 7, 2013

  • Yes, with my first I didn't start showing until about 5-6 months. That is when I got out of the "is she pregnant or just fat" stage and into the yup pregnant stage. With my second I was showing at about 3-4 months.
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 11:42 AM on Apr. 7, 2013

  • YES! I needed maternity clothes by 4 months with my 2nd.
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 12:28 PM on Apr. 7, 2013

  • Yes. I was very obviously pregnant pretty early on with my second.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 12:57 PM on Apr. 7, 2013

  • Yes. I am not a thin person and I was in maternity clothes by 10-12 weeks. Everyone thought I was going to have twins... including the doctor at one point. I was obviously pregnant looking by 4 months. With my first I did not really look pregnant until I was 7-8 months. I just looked fat.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 3:43 PM on Apr. 7, 2013

  • Yes I didn't really have a belly until 6 months with my first and with my second around 3 months.when I was four months pregnant with my first I weighed 115ish i stayed tiny but blew up after six months.
    skinnyslokita

    Answer by skinnyslokita at 4:12 PM on Apr. 7, 2013

  • I think it really depends. I showed sooner on my second, but much later on my third. Then my fifth I showed the first week!!! Turns out I had a ton of extra fluid and basically measured 12 weeks ahead until the end. With this one, I haven't started showing until later then the last one for sure!!
    micheledo

    Answer by micheledo at 5:30 PM on Apr. 7, 2013

  • Yes. After the first the muscles have already been stretched so you do tend to show earlier.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 6:58 PM on Apr. 7, 2013

  • Yes, easily within a month.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 7:29 PM on Apr. 7, 2013

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