Posted by: Maraleze | 2012-09-30

5 weeks pregnant

I am 5 weeks pregnant with my second child and it seems that my tummy is already expanding and my breasts are also already tender - much earlier that in my first pregnancy. Do symptoms come erliers in a second pregnany or is it all " just in the mind" ?

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Things are differnt in each pregnancy, doesn't matter whether it's the first or second or third.

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Posted by: Lindsaytom | 2012-10-01

I am also 5wks and I feel the same. I have a very rock solid bloated belly. I think its just that though, bloating. But we should start showing from 10 - 12wks our preggy belly''s.

This is also my 2nd pregnancy. Had all my bloods taken today and will go for my first check up with Gynae in 3wks.

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Posted by: Nini | 2012-10-01

I dont think the actual symptoms kick in earlier than usual, but yes, you most certainly do feel pregnanct a lot sooner than with the first! Especially the tummy and the boobs growth!!!!!

It could also just be some bloating at this stage, but yes, majority of women show a lot sooner from the second pregnancy onwards.

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