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Old 05-22-2006, 08:23 AM   #1
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how soon did you wear maternity clothes?

I am 6 weeks today and already don't need a belt on my pants. With DD#1 I wasn't in maternity clothes til 5 1/2 months. I don't want to be in maternity clothes at 2 months!!!!!
Those of you who are pregnant with second baby or more...how much sooner were you in mat clothes?
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Old 05-22-2006, 08:43 AM   #2
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Re: how soon did you wear maternity clothes?

With my one and only at 3 months I could not wear my old pants at all...I had to wear maternity pants.
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Old 05-22-2006, 08:48 AM   #3
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Re: how soon did you wear maternity clothes?

For each one it has been sooner. With #1 I just wanted to wear them but probably didn't actually need them until 3 or 4, #2 I think it was about the 2-3 months, #3 it was 4-6 weeks and #4/5 (the twins) were by 3-4 weeks! They say you get bugger quicker with each pregnancy bc your body knows what to do. Don't know but it was true for me!
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Re: how soon did you wear maternity clothes?

Around 13-14 wks is when I started wearing maternity clothes. At that time though, it was mainly pants. I didn't really need to start wearing maternity shirts for another 3-4 wks.
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Re: how soon did you wear maternity clothes?

With DD who was my first I never had to wear Maternity clothes, with DS it was around 3 mos, with this one my belly was how I knew I was prego even befor I missed AF
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Re: how soon did you wear maternity clothes?

The first time I was wearing elastic waists around 2-3 months...this time, I broke out the maternity jeans the day I found out! Seriously, I think I just quit bothering to suck it in at that point but I did start showing a lot earlier. I think part of it depends on how long you had between the two pregnancies...I had never really gotten my shape back so it was easy to stretch out again.

If you don't want to go into maternity clothes, have you seen the "belly bands" that are just like a belt that goes around the waist of your pants to hold them shut without fastening them? It looks like you're just wearing layered shirts...very cute.
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Re: how soon did you wear maternity clothes?

with bailey I needed them around 4 months. With Tyler (2nd) I think it was much longer... like 6 months or so... for pants at least. I needed shirts b4 pants b/c all my jeans are low rise so I didn't need to wear maternity for awhile.
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Re: how soon did you wear maternity clothes?

with ds1 i started to wear them at 6 weeks *blush*
with ds2 probably around 12 weeks i thing
with ds3 i started to wear them around 30 weeks (i didn't start to show till then)
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Re: how soon did you wear maternity clothes?

I never wore maternity clothes.
I wear skirts/dresses only though...one dress might not have fit at the end, but all of the skirts did, they all have an elastic waistband, which i just pulled up over my tummy...so instead of floor length skirts, i had mid-calf skirts, LOL! But, i weighed 198 when my pregnancy started, and 180 when i delivered and 165 after delivery, so i had lost a LOT of weight. (and had an almost 9 pound babe to boot!)
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Re: how soon did you wear maternity clothes?

i didn't have mat clothes with my 1st i just couldn't afford them i was given a few things at christmas but they were already to small she was born in april. but with #2 i wore maternity pants at 2 months but shirts at about 4 months
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