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Only 9 weeks and I feel like a whale :(

I'm 9 weeks pregnant with my second child and I already feel huge. I have gained maybe a pound or two but my belly looks much bigger, pants are snug and I just feel and look huge. Is this normal?

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:47 PM on May. 6, 2013 in Pregnancy

Answers (10)
  • Eliminate salt from your diet. Maybe you are swollen? Lots of fruits & veggies, red meat & water! I GL!

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 6:51 PM on May. 6, 2013

  • You have been pregnant before. You know this answer.

    Answer by louise2 at 6:52 PM on May. 6, 2013

  • Louise2 don't be a bitch. Obviously my first pregnancy wasn't like this or I wouldn't be asking. 5 years ago with my first I didn't look or feel bigger until 24 weeks. Big difference.

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 6:53 PM on May. 6, 2013

  • Totally normal.

    Answer by m-avi at 6:57 PM on May. 6, 2013

  • You get bigger faster with 2nd pregnancies, because the muscles have been stretched before. Definitely do cut down on salt in case you're bloated, but it's normal!

    Answer by KA91 at 7:45 PM on May. 6, 2013

  • Thanks ladies :) I definitely think I'm bloated so ill cut down on my salt intake for sure

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 7:55 PM on May. 6, 2013

  • louise is not being a bitch op-shes just stating a simple fact even if it was a bit more harsh, and to louise that was a little harsh every pregnancy is different and yes its normal stay away from the high salts use sea salt is what my dr always told me for some reason its better for pregnant and diabetics

    Answer by mamide02ninas at 7:58 PM on May. 6, 2013

  • Harsh but true. Comon sence would tell her every pregnancy is different.

    Answer by louise2 at 10:00 PM on May. 6, 2013

  • My cousin was just complaining of this with her second baby. She said she got big and started showing way earlier than she did the first time.

    Answer by Ballad at 11:26 PM on May. 6, 2013

  • Yeah its normal , every pregnancy is different and you may just be feeling this one a little more than your first . also usually in the second pregnancy women can feel everything a tad bit more than the first cause its already been streched out almost like a baloon =) just remember that being preg isnt a reason to indulge yourself in food cause the baby will take what it needs and the rest goes to ur butt lol . good luck !!

    Answer by 4097kate at 1:47 PM on May. 9, 2013

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