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What makes your stomach pop out while pregnant?

So if a woman is from 4-12 weeks and her stomach has a little bump but the baby is the size of a apple seed what makes the stomach pop out a little?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:54 PM on Jul. 31, 2009 in Pregnancy

Answers (6)
  • i say gas and water
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 5:55 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • Gas and water retention. Not sucking in b/c they have an excuse lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:56 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • The uterus. It expands while other organs and your abdominal muscles move out of the way to encompass the uterus which grows to 40 times its normal size.
    lilbit022009

    Answer by lilbit022009 at 5:57 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • loll your uterus does NOT grow to 40 x's its normal size but it does get bigger. to answer the question, it's quite a few dif. factors, in the very beginning however it's most likely gas and water retention because you uterus has not started REALLY stretching yet.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:10 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • Gas, water retention and the love of doritios and icecream more than likely ;)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:16 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

  • well for me I know its cuz I don't suck it in anymore!!! It really depends on the pregnancy, but usually 2nd or 3rd (and higher numbered) babies show earlier because the uterus tilts forward as it starts to grow much more easily after it's already been stretched in a previous pregnancy. Water retention and gas are always reasons also.
    kristal2146

    Answer by kristal2146 at 6:25 PM on Jul. 31, 2009

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