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Concerns About Your Pregnant Belly


Updated June 27, 2014

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Am I carrying too high?
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Carrying high means that your baby is more up front and up high. This is typically simply how your baby is laying in your uterus. This is not an uncommon way to see women carry their babies, particularly in the first two thirds of pregnancy. You might hear people say things like "It looks like you swallowed a basket ball." Just shrug it off and take your concerns to your practitioner.

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