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When does baby bump start showing up in pregnancy?

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Posted on Wed, 30 Jul 2014
Question: I am 12 weekspregnant not feeling like from
Which week it shows tht we r pregnant its my first baby
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Answered by Dr. Sudhir (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
15 weeks onwards it become obvious

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Generally after 15-16 weeks in most women a good baby bump can be obvious.

A ultrasound is ideal to know baby's gestational age and also interval growth.

You may consider getting one done.

Regards.
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Follow up: Dr. Sudhir (38 minutes later)
I had done one at 7 weeks they found heart beat but thn to worried
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Answered by Dr. Sudhir (14 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Get a repeat ultrasound done.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Please consider repeating ultrasound at 12 weeks.At 12 weeks foetus should be evaluated for nuchal translucency , particularly in mothers of your age.Nuchal translucency is marker for chromosomal anomalies and generally valuated only between 12-14 weeks.
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Brief Answer: 15 weeks onwards it become obvious Detailed Answer: Hello, Generally after 15-16 weeks in most women a good baby bump can be obvious. A ultrasound is ideal to know baby's gestational age and also interval growth. You may consider getting one done. Regards.