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Pregnant guinea pig?

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This is my female guinea pig and around a month ago she was near a boar (I thought is was a girl but now that I know that it’s a boy, I’ve separated them)! Her bump is getting bigger every week and I think she might be pregnant. Her bump looks small in the picture but it’s bigger in real life, any opinions?
 

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We can’t say she is pregnant from a picture. Only a vet can confirm a pregnancy, or you will need to wait for full 10 weeks.
To my knowledge, you won’t be likely see any visible signs until towards the end of the pregnancy so I doubt you would have been seeing her get any bigger due to pregnancy over the last few weeks if she was only with a boar a month ago.

https://www.theguineapigforum.co.uk...t-diagnose-a-pregnancy-from-a-picture.179077/
 

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This is my female guinea pig and around a month ago she was near a boar (I thought is was a girl but now that I know that it’s a boy, I’ve separated them)! Her bump is getting bigger every week and I think she might be pregnant. Her bump looks small in the picture but it’s bigger in real life, any opinions?
Hi and welcome

How long has she been together with a boar?

Please be aware that a pregnancy lasts on average about 10 weeks; you see and feel signs for it only in the last 2-3 weeks (4 weeks with an exeptionally large litter). We can't confirm a pregnancy from a picture. We have see too many member guesses be widely off the mark either way to know that it requires a scan or x-ray at the vets. Otherwise you will have to sit it out until either babies arrive or you can be sure 10 weeks after the last day she has been with a boar that your girl is not pregnant ('pregnancy watch'.
If a sow has been in contact with a full boar over 3 weeks of age, then you have to treat her as potentially pregnant.

Please take the time to carefully read our pregnancy, birth, mother and baby care advice. It is very practical and complete to help you learn what you can do, what to look out for so you can minimise the risks and maximise survival chances.
Absolute key is a good diet and not to overfeed on pellets and fresh veg because the last thing you want to have is big babies getting stuck during birth. What you are working towards is a fit and healthy mother with fit and healthy babies with an indeal size for a problem free birth. You can find our diet information at the top of this link. PLEASE read it and follow it!
Here is the access link. Please bookmark and read it, and them re-read it at need as you go along: Pregnancy, Mother & Baby Care Guides
 
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