(Closed) My Bridesmaid is Pregnant!! But her dress is already made!!!

posted 8 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

She won’t be that far along at that point, I wouldn’t really sweat it – one of my BMs was 1/2 way along and she fit her dress fine at our wedding.

Post # 4
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Sugar bee

Some people actually lose weight in the first trimester due to nausea and loss of appetite!  So odds are, you should be fine. 🙂

But you may want to have a backup plan in case she doesn’t fit… can your seamstress let the dress out a bit with a little extra cloth, if she has to?

Post # 5
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

13 weeks? She might be ok. She might barely fit, LOL. My friends were more like 14/15 weeks along before they needed some new jeans, but my one friend is 20 weeks along and still has 2 pairs that fit. 13 weeks might be snug, but she’s not really bumpging by then.

Post # 7
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Bumble Beekeeper

would you consider putting side panels in her dress? I don’t know what it looks like, but you might be able to find a similar weight fabric in a neutral/coordinating shade and put thin panels down the side seams. They wouldn’t show a ton because they’d be under her arms, but it would give her the space to grow!

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

I definitely think she’ll still fit in her dress. I don’t think 2 months along she’ll be showing. Don’t get stressed!!! If she is showing, I’m sure you’ll be able to fix the dress to her size at the time 🙂

Post # 10
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Sugar bee

She *should* be fine at 13 weeks, most women don’t get a real bump at that point, but everyone is different.

 

I hope it all works out – beautiful dress!!

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

That’s exciting! (About the baby!) I would think she’d be fine with the dress if she’s 13 weeks. My Future Sister-In-Law is preggers & is about 12 weeks along now-she’s not that big, but you already have a dress. Mine’s due 2 weeks before the wedding! 🙂

Post # 12
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

I don’t know that much about pregnancy, but if there’s a problem maybe you could consider putting in a lace-up back?

Post # 13
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2018

Since this is her 2nd baby, shes going to be a belly faster than she did with her first, so there is a chance that it might be too tight.  She could try to wear spanx.

Post # 14
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

given the style of the dress, you could always put a small panel in the back to open it up a bit, should she gain weight. The sash would hide it nicely. By The Way, beautiful dress!

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

I don’t know how much a pregnant woman would show in different stages but that’s a beautiful dress!  i hope she fits. Is it possible to let it out a little?  I personally just found out that one of my BMs is trying to get pregnant. I am not sure what to do about that except pray that she won’t get pregnant too early lol I am so bad.

Post # 16
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

You could also change the waist so that hers is empire.  That would give her belly ample room.  You’d have to tweak the shash a bit.

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