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how do i get rid of the black stretch marks after the baby

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lajones10

Asked by lajones10 at 8:32 PM on Aug. 3, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • they will fade over time, but you can't get rid of stretch marks.
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 8:35 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • Black????
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:37 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • They'll probably be pretty close to flesh-colored in 6-9 months.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 8:38 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • lol butterflyblue...... not everybody is white
    anybody with brown or black skin can get dark stretchmarks
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 8:39 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • They will get lighter as time goes by. You can get some lotion with cocoa butter in it and that helps them feel better.
    hsmominky

    Answer by hsmominky at 8:41 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • They will never go away. But they will fade as time goes on :)
    carsonsmommytam

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 8:45 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • They will fade over time, but the sun also helps to fade them.
    AnasMommy7

    Answer by AnasMommy7 at 10:22 PM on Aug. 3, 2010

  • Thanks for all the help. Its just frustrating seeing them !!
    lajones10

    Comment by lajones10 (original poster) at 5:40 PM on Aug. 4, 2010

  • use vitamin e oil or coca co butter it really worked for me and my mother who has 8 kids
    Ahstarr

    Answer by Ahstarr at 12:23 AM on Aug. 6, 2010

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