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How soon did you start wearing maternity clothes?

I am only 10 weeks and i am already in maternity clothes. I figured that i would be further along. I do have 2 boys but still it seems awful early.

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Asked by Army_wife05 at 10:13 AM on Oct. 13, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I was in them about that time too. I think your in them earlier after you have already given birth before. I know when I was pregnant with my daughter I was into my 2nd trimester before I bought maternity clothes.

    Answer by mommytobrooke at 10:16 AM on Oct. 13, 2009

  • with my first child i was in maternity clothes by 8 weeks no one believed i was only 8 weeks, I was huge. with my third it was about 3-4 months before i had no choice but to wear maternity.

    Answer by 3_ring_circus_ at 10:16 AM on Oct. 13, 2009

  • From almost day one, lol, I was overweight and figured I would milk the fatness for all it was worth, lol. I just hated telling everyone I was only 8 weeks along, etc, while looking about 5 months. Really, I don't suppose I actually needed them until around that 5 month mark but they were so comfortable I couldn't resist.

    Answer by WindyTheWidow at 10:25 AM on Oct. 13, 2009

  • My first child I didnt wear maternity cloths until 9 months and then it was just shirts. Witrh my second I was about 4 months when I had to buy pants and shirts.

    Answer by ggiovanni at 10:26 AM on Oct. 13, 2009

  • Ive always heard after your first most go into them earlier. Ive only got one and I didnt start wearing them until midway through my 7th month. That was tops then, I was using the rubber band trick through the button hole on my pants until my 8th month.

    Answer by Melindakc at 10:33 AM on Oct. 13, 2009

  • it took me a while, but i would use hair ties and rubber bands through my button hole to make my pants last a few weeks longer :)

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:35 AM on Oct. 13, 2009

  • with my first boy i didnt have to wear them and with my second one i blew up like a balloon i only gained 30 pounds of baby weight 6 more pounds than what i gained with my first but i was huge....i was wearing them around 12 weeks.....

    Answer by Mamaof2boys0709 at 10:38 AM on Oct. 13, 2009

  • i think i was about 12 weeks

    Answer by sweet.lil.mama at 10:43 AM on Oct. 13, 2009

  • I started wearing them during my 5th month and used the belly band on my pants; I didn't need a lot of maternity shirts throughout my pregnancy.

    Answer by abbysmommy429 at 10:44 AM on Oct. 13, 2009

  • I have only had one son and i was about 7 months when i had to start wearing them...and then i had him not long after at 34 weeks...Then again i was able to wear most of my clothes durring my pregnancy...

    Answer by Shelii at 10:58 AM on Oct. 13, 2009

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