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i have went from nothing to bam big belly during my pregnancy....i am 5 months and 1 week prego do you think i will get stretch marks from the dramatic change?


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Asked by tiffandgene2009 at 9:31 PM on Jul. 8, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I was the same way I had just this little belly until like 5 months & like u said bam it was like overnight I grew a huge belly! I started at 105lbs before preg & gained 55lb's during my preg! I ate halthy foods, never had cravings, & worked until I was 5 days over due waitressing! I still gained a ton of weight however, I have not a single stretch mark & I never did any method to try & reduce them either & lost all the weight but maybe 7 lbs giving birth.

    Answer by Mel30248 at 9:37 PM on Jul. 8, 2009

  • Whether or not you get stretch marks is usually determined by genetics more than anything else. Look at your mother and grandmother. Did they get lots of stretch marks? If so, then chances are you will too. Gaining weight fast might cause stretch marks to be worse, but whether you get them or not is mostly determined by your skin's natural elasticity. I didn't gain weight very fast at all (I gained 20 pds so far at 35 weeks) but I have TONS of stretch marks :(

    Answer by Emuu at 9:57 PM on Jul. 8, 2009

  • Keep your skin mostiurized - try the Curel Pregnancy lotion, its fabulous.

    Answer by MommyAddie at 10:05 PM on Jul. 8, 2009

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