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17 weeks and not showing?

I'm currently 17 weeks pregnant and nobody can tell I'm pregnant. I took a pic of my belly at 11 weeks and at 17 weeks and they are the same. Is this normal?
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9077628 tn?1411339700
If it's your first some people take longer to show. With my first I didn't pop out until almost 30 weeks. Don't stress on it! :)
9571159 tn?1419571005
it's literally not a big deal
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Yes its My first. My husband has been freaking me out that something is wrong. I'm half way through I would like to have something to show for it!
4632233 tn?1357949498
Lol don't worry the same thing happened to me in my first pregnancy.. I had big boobs but not belly lol they made fun of me because of that..I was worried too but don't worry everything it's fine
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Some women can go their whole pregnancy And not show at all. Baby just stays in the back. Doesn't mean anything is wrong though. (:
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I didn't show until I was around 32 weeks with my first but with my second I've been showing since 8 weeks.your body takes longer to adjust to your first pregnancy and your muscles take longer to stretch. Don't freak out you'll be showing before you know it. Enjoy the time you're small while you can. As soon as you're showing you'll find it harder to be comfortable  
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I'm 22 weeks and people still can't REALLY tell. I get that person every once in a while who asks. Lol
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That's exactly how I was.. I was getting very sad about it lol then all of a sudden my belly literally just popped out of nowhere at 18 weeks. I am 21 weeks now and it keeps growing nore big every day.
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Aw hehe. Don't worry I am 32 weeks have only gained six pounds total. I just started showing about two weeks ago. I look like I am maybe 4 months. Don't stress it, some women have larger hips where the baby hides. You probly won't show until 30 something weeks.
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Also, this is my first child as well.
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Unless you are one of those girls that have some condition to where u never even grow a stomach. Don't worry. I am very skinny and I didn't start showing till I was 20 something weeks . now I'm 38 weeks and ppl are asking if I'm having twins because I'm enormous. !!! Take advantage. It won't last long
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Also...to y'all that already have had babies... What's the aftermath down stairs? I'm scared haha
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