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i have been wondering...

what is the line that runs across your stomach when your pregnant?? im 33 weeks and can finally see it and have always wondered why its there ha...

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Asked by emily..ann at 3:22 AM on Feb. 21, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Its called the linea negra. Its a result of increased production of melanin caused by hormones. Same thing that causes the skin on other parts of your body to darken, like the areolas. I am very fair skinned, so I never got it, kept looking for it though! Congrats and good luck!

    Answer by MyJoieDeVivre at 4:40 AM on Feb. 21, 2009

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