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Saturday, July 26, 2014

I have been so frustrating with my stomach shape since I got pregnant. Jealous of nice round bellies. Everyone is like "oooh no it will round out! You will pop". uhhhh sure. When I was big before, I had skin on the top of my belly and then a pooch under. Lost 130 lbs, they both got smaller. Small enough that I wore sport bikini's to water aerobics and felt like "hell ya, I don't care". As I get bigger with this pregnancy both top and bottom section get bigger as well and I keep this awful waist line. Not really in unison, sometimes top bigger than smaller. So I looked this up and found an 11 page thread on this problem that plus sized girls get. They called it double bubble..... I wanted cute maternity pics, not sure what kind of trick photography I can do to accomplish that one. The women I read about have this with every pregnancy. It only smooths out at the end if the babies get close to 10 lbs *cries* They all said the same thing I have been experiencing. No one knows they are pg they just think my stomach is bigger in a fat way. I can use bella bands or high waisted maternity pants to try to smooth it. But it still looks weird. Stupid issue I know I just feel like the eternal chubby girl in my head is back to haunt me again in a whole new aspect. I'm very happy to be pregnant at last. I shouldn't be complaining. Just come to terms with it and move on. Continue walking about target and cussing at pregnant woman but this time not because they are pg but because they are round.
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    It's okay. This is my fear whenever I have a child. :( When will the baby arrive? I'm looking forward to cute pictures. :D
    1300 days ago
    I never really thought about the fact that so many women carry their babies differently. I mainly got wide and, as I didn't gain much weight as I had a preemie, I weighed less after delivery than I did before I was pregnant. Maybe there is some advantage to not having the round belly. You never know. Maybe it will be easier to get back in shape for you.
    1303 days ago
    Try wearing empire-waist tops :)

    Forget about it - baby is healthy and that is all that matters. I know what you mean, though, when I was pregnant the first time, I found that same thread, I think, lol, and obsessed about it! When that frickin' baby finally sticks, be rocking the maternity clothes, lol :) Plus, I think you're probably imagining most of it. Those girls on the threads are very overweight/obese...that isn't you!
    1304 days ago
    That's interesting - and, well, as long as the baby is healthy, right?

    I know the new trend is to wear fitted clothes that enhance the baby tummy, but maybe just wear smocky tops to not show the double bubble?
    1304 days ago
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