Jump to content

March 2012 Growing Bumps!
Post pics of your beautiful growing bump!


  • Please log in to reply
22 replies to this topic

#1 tess_d

Posted 08 October 2011 - 08:46 PM

I said about three weeks ago that I'd start this thread.. better late than never!

16 weeks...



Almost 18 weeks...





#2 mrs maple

Posted 08 October 2011 - 08:52 PM

you look very good tess

im ahead of you with 5 days (or so they say) but its my third.

dont know how to post photos, soon as i figure this out im in biggrin.gif

#3 tess_d

Posted 09 October 2011 - 06:12 AM

Thank you MrsMaple! I am loving being pregnant - even with a pinched nerve in my back!

For help adding photos to a post, click here >

Adding photos to posts

Or let me know if you need some help, I am more than happy to  biggrin.gif

#4 YummyMummyMel

Posted 09 October 2011 - 07:48 AM

pregnancy defintely agrees with you Tess wink.gif You look gorgeous .. I, on the other hand handle pregnancy like being stung by a swarm of wasps and just swell at the word of pregnancy  ohmy.gif

I will take a new photo later today and post it wink.gif

#5 BrindleGirl

Posted 09 October 2011 - 07:42 PM

I agree Tess you look fabulous!!

I think its time I start taking bump pics, I sure as heck have a good bump happening this time, however it is my 3rd baby.

Is it your first Tess?

Yummymummymel - Do you have girls? I've heard (probably wives tale lol) that you swell more with girls)

***edited to add *** have noticed your sigs ladies and I see that it is your first Tess, congrats and Mel, you have two girls and a boy. Did you swell as much with your boy?

Edited by BrindleGirl, 09 October 2011 - 07:44 PM.


#6 nayjay

Posted 10 October 2011 - 09:41 AM

Wow!  Tess, you are absolutely gorgeous!  I have bump envy!

This is my 18 week bump.  My daughter took it this morning.


If my hands aren't there I don't really look pregnant...yet. biggrin.gif
18 week bump

ETA:
16 week bump

Edited by nayjay, 10 October 2011 - 09:46 AM.


#7 YummyMummyMel

Posted 10 October 2011 - 12:28 PM

BrindleGirl - I swelled with my son too, it's the way my body handles pregnancy and I hate it. I look huge sad.gif Then you get the strangers thinking they are telling you something that you didn't already know when they find out how how far I actually am and reply with "oh your huge, are you sure there's only one or your dates are out?" you know the normal stuff that sometimes you want to slap people in the face for but you just smile and nod .. like need the extra kick about my size sad.gif

nayjay - so sute original.gif <3

Anyways here I am, taken just this morning,



#8 BrindleGirl

Posted 10 October 2011 - 08:38 PM

Yummymummymel - You belly is similar to mine and I bet when you lay down it isn't as big? Well mine isn't when I lay but standing its as though I push everything up and appear 'bigger' and 'bloated'.

I must start taking photos!!

nayjay - I can see a bump!!! There is a huge difference in the two weeks as well, you had nothing at 16 weeks and I bet at 20 weeks your bump will be even more prominent  original.gif

#9 Fez83

Posted 12 October 2011 - 05:16 AM





Here I am @ 16+5 I wasn't even this big when I had DD1 at 36 weeks  ffear.gif

#10 YummyMummyMel

Posted 12 October 2011 - 08:09 AM

BrindleGirl .. I'm not a whole lot smaller when I lay down but a bit. It's fairly hard and round when I'm up and ^ that photo I'm even 'holding it in' lol

#11 nayjay

Posted 24 October 2011 - 07:41 AM

20 week bump.

I am sure it looks bigger in real life.

#12 Sammitty

Posted 24 October 2011 - 09:23 AM

17 weeks



19 Weeks free professional shoot



And i had to share my boy who is one next week!!



Edited by Sammitty, 24 October 2011 - 09:33 AM.


#13 Sammitty

Posted 24 October 2011 - 09:25 AM

Argh!! sorry its so big, new to photobucket and it wont let me edit!!!

SORRY!!

#14 nayjay

Posted 24 October 2011 - 09:52 AM

GORGEOUS pics Sammity!!!!! Your DS is so cute too!

I resized mine in photobucket by putting the cursor over the pic and a little toolbar comes up.  There is a resize button.  Click on it and you can scroll down to the size that you want then it automatically resizes the pic...although I think I made mine a little small LOL!

#15 samshine

Posted 25 October 2011 - 07:07 PM

Love the pics!

My 19 week bump, excuse the mess around my feet we are in the process of moving house.

It's a wee bit big, measuring 3 weeks ahead already - which is further than DS was at this stage and he was 9lb 9oz, argh.  Maybe just a typical 3rd baby!

#16 BrindleGirl

Posted 25 October 2011 - 08:39 PM

Am loving the bumps ladies!

Thought I'd add mine, I haven't taken many photos at all this pregnancy. Must be a 3rd pregnancy thing unsure.gif  This was me at 17.5 weeks.

samshine  Its nice to see someone else who is measuring quite large and large. So am I and i really think its a 3rd pregnancy thing. I was this size at 27 weeks with DS1 and around 24 weeks with DS2 weeks. I was only 17 weeks in this shot I think!


Edited by BrindleGirl, 25 October 2011 - 08:47 PM.


#17 Ards

Posted 26 October 2011 - 01:30 PM

WOW everyone looks so good! Sammity LOVE the professional photo you look stunning  biggrin.gif

I posted a pic on my blog this morning but can't get it to work here (stuuupid computers lol)

#18 lilmissmars

Posted 06 November 2011 - 06:14 PM

I haven't popped in here since the early days, but I am so glad I did now!

It must be a third baby thing because I already have people asking "if i have long to go"
There is another mum at school who has a bump half the size of mine and she is due next month.

I'll take a pic at some point. Just glad to see I'm not the only one with a big bump already original.gif

#19 nayjay

Posted 14 November 2011 - 07:04 AM

Gorgeous pics ladies!!!!

23 week bump.


#20 nayjay

Posted 19 December 2011 - 07:21 AM

Any more bump pics ladies?????


Bump at 27 weeks

and at 28 weeks


#21 ~Supernova~

Posted 22 December 2011 - 08:37 AM

This was at 28 weeks:



Starting to get a couple of stretch marks too cry1.gif I got barely any with DD.

#22 YummyMummyMel

Posted 08 January 2012 - 08:48 PM

today at 30+6


#23 JadeEmChar

Posted 17 January 2012 - 07:41 PM

Gorgeous bellies original.gif




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Special Ticket Offer, Save $8!

The Essential Baby & Toddler Show is back this April! Save $8 off the door price for a limited time only!

Finding baby name inspiration in unusual places

Sometimes the greatest baby name ideas come from the most unexpected places, as these EB members show.

The case for inducing at 37 weeks

While we often think of pregnancy as a 40 week affair, experts agree that 37 weeks is actually “full term". So is there an argument for inducing all births at 37 weeks?

Does controlled crying really work?

Controlled-crying techniques may help some babies sleep through the night, but for many exhausted new parents, it's just a recipe for more tears all round.

How I taught my infant to use a toilet

As people become more aware of these benefits, I hope more parents will practice this method, so we can cut down on nappies and improve baby bonding.

'I thought it was impossible': Emily Symons pregnant at 45

Aussie actress Emily Symons has announced she is pregnant with her first baby.

Shallow water blackout kills fit, healthy dad

A little girl will grow up without her father after the fit and healthy 34-year-old passed away while doing something he had practised his whole life.

Afternoon naps may be bad for toddlers' sleep

You could be doing yourself a disservice by encouraging your toddler to have an afternoon nap, according to new research.

Best gifts for newborns, new mums and christenings

We've compiled a guide to some of the most popular presents for newborns and new mums, and for christenings and naming days.

Jaime King to be a mum again

Actress Jaime King is pregnant with her second child, giving 16-month-old James a sibling.

Nannies should receive government funding

The Abbott government should extend funding to nannies, and direct childcare payments to low and middle income families, a landmark study on childcare has found. 

Common skin irritations in newborns (and how to treat them)

As many as one in two newborn babies suffer from skin irritations in their first few weeks. So what are the most common rashes and irritations to look out for?

10 wall decals for the nursery or playroom

Wall decals are the answer to creating a beautiful nursery or children's space without lifting a paint brush, a spirit level or even a hammer.

Preschooler walks 2.4km home alone

Three-year-old Cain Trainor headed off home after his first day at a new preschool without telling anyone.

Video: Why mums get nothing done

In spite of being in an almost constant state of motion while looking after the kids and trying to keep things together at home, it can seem as though parents have managed to get nothing on the to-do list done by the end of the day.

The middle name game

The middle name is no longer an afterthought, and parents' inspiration comes from many places.

Have a baby or your money back - but there's a catch

A new IVF scheme offers couples the chance to fall pregnant and give birth - or get their money back. But there's more to it than you might think.

A rare glimpse inside the womb

A baby born still inside the amniotic sac gave US doctors a rare glimpse at life inside the womb.

Battered mum forced to write to her attacker ex in jail

Three years ago Jason Hughes viciously attacked his ex-partner. Now she has to write to him three times a year.

Woman pleads not guilty to ultrasound scam

A West Australian woman will fight allegations that she scammed expectant mums by selling them fake ultrasound pictures of babies.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Brain damaged mum receives compensation

A Sydney mother who suffered brain damage when she was hit by a car while pushing her newborn baby in a pram has reached a confidential out-of-court settlement with the driver's insurance company.

Indigenous midwives break down the barriers

A culturally sensitive midwifery service has gained the trust and respect of Aboriginal women.

The Katering Show's next big delivery

Most mums-to-be plan to take things easy and perhaps have a little break from work as the birth of their baby draws near. Not Kate McCartney.

53 creative pregnancy announcements

Announcing that you're expecting can be a time to express your creativity, sense of humour and imagination. Check out how other parents and parents-to-be have broken the news to friends and family.

Why I have mixed feelings about Cindy Crawford's leaked photo

Last week an un-retouched photo of model Cindy Crawford surfaced, showing the 48-year-old mother-of -two posing in underwear.

How to create a Peppa Pig pancake

Thought your toddler could not love pancakes any more than they already do? How about if the breakfast treat came in the shape of every two-year-old's favourite cartoon character?

'It's a little life, not a little loss': pregnancy after miscarriage

I thought I was never going to be able to have a successful pregnancy. I decided that I wasn't going to form an emotional attachment with this baby.

Bonds Baby Search 2015: what you need to know

February 18 marks the start of one of the most prolific annual baby competitions in Australia: the Bonds Baby Search. And this year is going to be more special than ever.

Who will manage your Facebook account when you're gone?

This is not something that people like to talk about, but Facebook has announced that it will grant users more control over what happens to their pages after they die.

Struggling mum of four wins $188 million

Mother of four Marie Holmes was financially struggling after quitting her jobs at Walmart and McDonald's in order to care for her children.

Pregnant obese women a 'relatively new problem', coroner hears

A first-time mother whose daughter died hours after her frightening birth insists she was never told of the risks of being obese and pregnant.

'I'm angry as hell': the story behind mum's passionate vaccination plea

She has labelled parents who do not vaccinate their children "misinformed imbeciles" - and for that, she makes no apologies.

IKEA hacks for the nursery and kids' rooms

Are you one of those that know the whole IKEA catalogue by heart? Love their stuff but want to personalise it? Here's some inspiration to help you realise the potential of IKEA furniture and fittings.

8 different kinds of tantrums

I never thought I’d say this, but for a brief moment last week, Kim Kardashian and I had something in common: both our kids had public tantrums.

Polycystic ovary syndrome: symptoms, treatment and your fertility

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common female hormonal condition, affecting roughly one in 12 Australian women.

What's the best position for giving birth?

If doing it on your back is out, what's the best position for labour and birth?

Wife forgives snake catcher husband for car surprise

With Valentine's Day coming up, Nat Gilbert could be forgiven for thinking her husband might be planning a surprise for her.

Kids who meet milestones at their own pace

We usually only hear the success stories: tales of the two-year-old who’s talking, running and completely toilet trained. But other stories need to be told too.

Ruby shines as Bonds Baby

Sarah Kiss has a word of advice for proud mums and dads who are keen to enter their babies in this year's Bonds Baby Search Competition - just have fun.

Why dads should go to sleep school

If your family needs to go to sleep school, go with them. You are part of that family and you are part of the solution.

36 baby names inspired by food and drinks

A French court may have ruled out Nutella as a baby name, but that doesn't have to stop you from taking inspiration from the supermarket (or bottle shop). See what parents in the US have chosen for their delicious little ones.

Clever breastfeeding products

Check out this range of products designed to help make your breastfeeding journey more enjoyable, manageable and convenient.

 

Win a KitchenAid Mixer

Let's celebrate 300,000 fans on Facebook

To celebrate, and to thank our amazing fans, we?re giving away a KitchenAid Artisan Tilt-Head Stand Mixer.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.