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Do you think not showing is a sign of complications?

I had a Trisomy 18 baby who passed away at 29 weeks and almost didnt show at all. Now my friend has a baby with a possible fatal heart condition and isn't showing at all, she's 19-20 weeks. No symptoms of pregnancy either. She finds out monday if the baby has the condition or not. What do u think?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:16 PM on Dec. 17, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • No way. Most women don't really 'show' until they're super pregnant, especially on a first full-term pregnancy. I didn't look pregnant till about 7 mos and at full-term I just looked sort of pregnant. My cousin didn't even look pregnant when she went in to have her baby! Showing is not a measure of anything, as far as I know. I'm sure she's fine!
    danielp

    Answer by danielp at 9:18 PM on Dec. 17, 2009

  • i had no symptoms except for my stomach the whole pregnancy with my dd, and some women don't show until a little after 20 weeks. could be nothing
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:19 PM on Dec. 17, 2009

  • When I was 7 mo. I could still tuck my shirt into my pants & nobody could tell I was pregnant. He was 7 lbs. at birth and grew up to be a wonderful healthy kid. He's nearly 20 yrs old now.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:21 PM on Dec. 17, 2009

  • I have never looked more than 4 months pregnant and dont start showing till well after 20 weeks, both my kids were normal healthy babies. Some people just dont show early and just dont grow large bellies. I never even needed maternity clothes.
    Cynthje

    Answer by Cynthje at 10:13 AM on Dec. 18, 2009

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