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2 Bumps

Do things happen earlier with the second pregnancy???

How many of you started showing earlier with your second child than your first? Or went into labor earlier? Or just anything earlier with your second???

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Asked by Brittany1286 at 12:37 AM on Aug. 6, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • they say you feel may feel movement earlier and yes birth is usually easier..

    Answer by MoMoFu at 12:38 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • I felt movement and began to show earlier.

    Answer by Erin814 at 12:39 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • My first labor was way easy in the first place. 9 hours from the time my water broke to the time I held him. 4 pushes and he was out in 10 minutes with no episiotomy.

    Comment by Brittany1286 (original poster) at 12:40 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • I have heard you show earlier and can feel movement earlier.

    Answer by Adelicious at 12:41 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • Everything was the same except I had a much quicker birth, very fast! so be ready.... but every pregnancy is different in every way but be prepared. I almost had my son in the truck on the way to the hospital. I went into labour at 6pm and had him at 6:53pm and it was brutal. I begged for drugs and got none I was so ANGRY. Just be prepared for that just in case. I did feel like I looked bigger but I think I was the same size in the end as my son was 5 ounces smaller then my daughter.Good luck.

    Answer by sarasmommy777 at 12:47 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • Or so they say! I had my first at 37 weeks baby 2 and 3 came at 39 weeks. I actually felt overdue because with my first my water broke at 37 weeks...LOL I did start showing sooner with the last two though!

    Answer by hill2 at 12:49 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • nope nothing happened earlier for me, maybe morning sickness started earlier, but it also ended later.

    Answer by fefe87 at 5:15 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • well i definitely went into labor earlier--41 weeks with my first :) 33 weeks with my second :(

    Answer by Stefanie83 at 12:07 PM on Aug. 6, 2010

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