a bellyful of arms and legs

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West Coast

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Norwegian
Hi.

I am right to assume that in the following context "a bellyful of arms and legs" means that someone is pregnant?

Context: Field hospital during the first World War. One of the young nurses has been given permission to go into town.
An experienced nurse then says to the matron, who gave the young nurse this permission:


Setting a very dangerous precedent. Now every nurse will be wanting trips into town with no female chaperone. Won’t be long before someone gets a bellyful of arms and legs.


I just want to make sure that I understand this correctly.

It seems like "having a bellyful of something" can also mean "being fed up with something".
 
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