I too, am a first time mommy-to-be, and I'm 18 weeks along. So far I have gained 9 lbs, and it seems to all be in my belly. I think I look further a long then I am too, but my doctor said everthing seems to be right on track. Since you are small framed, maybe all your weight is just going to your belly making you look bigger? I think all women carry differently. Some of the October moms don't even look pregnant, and others seem to be looking 6 months pregnant! I have been in maternity clothes full time since 15 weeks.
I started showing at 9 weeks, and therefore was convinced that I was having twins. I went in for my first check up, and my Dr. gave me a quick u/s to check for multiples. Turns out I was just extremely bloated since there was just one little baby in there. Does your Dr. think you are measuring big? When is your first ultrasound?
[This message has been edited by HEAVEN-SENT (edited 05-01-2003).]
Mommy to Alexis