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1950049 tn?1329871697
How I am "showing"...
I am 8 wks and 3 days pregnant with my 5th pregnancy(3rd baby) I am showing more in the upper abdomen...I do have a lower pooch but why is my upper abdomen so large?
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1756475 tn?1330542313
I'm told that your muscles remember from the past pregnancies so you start to show earlier when it's not your first.  
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1194973 tn?1385507504
Well it wouldn't be the baby, because it's still too low. It's more than likely due to bloat and retention at this stage.
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It's probably mostly due to bloat. I seem to retain most of my bloating to right behind my bellybutton, days that it is bad I can feel it at my upper abdomen too.
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1950049 tn?1329871697
I know the muscles are crappy...I know that you tend to show a little faster after having kids...but i am not uncomfortable, I don't feel bloated...soo? I am still at a loss...
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676912 tn?1332816151
I did the same thing when I was pregnant with my second. I looked pregnant from about the belly button up. She's now a year old and it's still kinda more the top half of my stomach that's not gone down completely. I blamed it on bloating and everything moving up more than moving around and adjusting. I was that way most of my pregnancy.
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