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6 weeks pregnant

First of all, I am quite slender.. flat belly, no pooch, like a size 3... will I start showing sooner because i'm so tiny?
Second... I am rediculously emotional... everything my husband says makes me cry and I get mad at him about EVERYTHING (if it doesn't make me cry). Will this get any better? i feel horrible for him... My moods are so unpredictable!

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Asked by molly_beth13 at 8:00 AM on Apr. 28, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I was tiny when I got knocked up, too. Its my first pregnancy and I've quickly learned that it is different for everyone, but I'm betting you'll show sooner like I did. I'm 26.5 weeks and I started showing around 12 weeks and I could even feel him swimming early on. (your moods probably won't get any better.. hormones) good luck!

    Answer by LittlestKeen at 8:58 AM on Apr. 28, 2010

  • I was between a size 1 and size 3 when I got pregnant with my first and didn't show until I was 5 months so it's not a sure thing that you will show early. Some people say that their emotions are a little more stable after the first trimester, I'm always able to handle mine better as well - although it's certainly nowhere near where they are typically. High emotions due to hormones are very normal.

    Answer by missanc at 9:42 AM on Apr. 28, 2010

  • Everyone is different in terms of showing. I didn't show until 5 months w/ my first 3 months w/ my second, and I'm almost 7 wks pregnant now and you can TOTALLY tell. Don't worry... pretty much every woman is extremely emotional during pregnancy. That's your hormones working overtime. Have him read up on pregnancy and women's health (as much as he can anyway) and that will help him understand a little better. DH was totally freaked out by my mood swings w/ #1. He did better w/ #2 and has been even more understanding this time.

    Answer by Luvmylilmonkies at 10:00 AM on Apr. 28, 2010

  • You won't necessarily show early with your first, I didn't. I was a size 1 to 2. I measured behind my whole pregnancy too. I've shown more with my 2nd and 3rd pregnant. But I have a friend who is also very skinny, she has had 7 children and hardly shows with them at all, she doesn't show for months and she looks like she's about 5 months pregnant in the end then pops out 9 lb babies, where she hides them, NOBODY KNOWS!

    Answer by mybella81 at 10:39 AM on Apr. 28, 2010

  • You might, you might not. DH has a cousin who is a size 0, not even 5 feet tall, and didn't show til she was 8 months - she'd go from practically nothing to basketball overnight. She never wore maternity clothes either! Argh. Anyway, even with her 5th baby it happened. And her babies were all right around 8 lbs at birth too.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:39 AM on Apr. 28, 2010

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