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Did you get stretch marks from your first pregnancy? &..

If you've had more than one kid, did you get them with every pregnancy of yours?
My husband & I were talking about having another kid, we're not sure about it, we have 1 son now. But we've been talking and thinking about trying again, this time for a girl (hopefully, lol, ofcourse we'd love the child boy or girl)..
I got quite a few stretch marks from my son, mostly on my inner top thigh, and a few faint ones on my breasts. Im wondering about if we do decide to have another child, would these stretch marks become worse, or will I get a new batch lol.. Just wondering how it worked out for you ladies :)

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:38 PM on Aug. 30, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • With my son my body started to give way a little once he was over 8.5 pounds. I can't blame it.. it tried! I got a few mild ones on my lower stomach.. nothing you can notice much even in a bikini anymore, and a few on each love handle. I am 5'9" and I started my pregnancy at 128 and finished it at 158. People I know who got a lot of stretch marks did get worse ones with kids in the future.. but they all gained a lot of extra weight.
    Kisses4Henry

    Answer by Kisses4Henry at 11:40 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • awhh I only have 1 child but... I didn't get marks until in my 7th month and I thought they really weren't too bad until recently I lost 20lbs and I have been finding them everywhere lol!! that's ok though - they are going to be worn with pride forvever
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 11:40 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • I only have one kid and I got a few at the very bottom of my stomach. Nobody will be seeing those except the mirror and my husband so they don't bother me. They're so low I didn't even notice they were there until weeks after my son was born lol. Lord knows my genetics are prone to stretch marks though so I'm surprised I didn't get more.
    jessicarae787

    Answer by jessicarae787 at 11:42 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • i hve two little boys, i had them very close together.
    with my oldest i didnt get a whole lot,, i got a few dark ones on my inner thighs that only my hubby would see...and my stomach had quit a few light ones.. once summer hit you couldnt hardly see them after i got tan.....BUT whenn i got pregnant with ashton my belly got big really fast and is pretty bad now.. well, what i think is really bad,, other people say that its not that bad.. i dont think i am but peopel say im lucky..i disagree. lol
    momaholly

    Answer by momaholly at 11:44 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • i gained exactly 24lbs with both of my boys.. Dameon was 8lbs 2.9oz i felt big.. i was all belly but in reality i wasnt huge, i was just pregnant. Ashton( my youngest son) was 9 n a half pounds and my belly was LARGE!! lmao no wonder it hurt to walk so bad in the last month!! haha if i knew that he was such a big baby maybe my boss wouldnt have been so uptight about me not being able to move fast *rolls eyes* people are just dumb....
    momaholly

    Answer by momaholly at 11:47 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • After my first pregnancy I did not get anymore. I waited until about the 9th month to get them and I was so mad, well I guess I didn't decide but my body did.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 11:53 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • I got none with my first, a couple with my second, and they got worse with my third
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 12:01 AM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • i didn't have any until i had twins.
    honestly, stretch marks really should not be a factor in weather or not you have children...imo.
    to avoid them you could boost your body with good oils, start taking fish oil (carson's lemon flavored is good) and udo's oil is good. eat avocados too! do this before you get pregnant, and continue throughout the pregnancy.
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 12:14 AM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • i didnt get any till my 9th month with my 3rd child. none with my first 2 and very small ones with my 3rd.
    cassie_m

    Answer by cassie_m at 12:43 AM on Aug. 31, 2010

  • I only got them with my 1st. My second I didn't get anymore...I am now on my third and hope not to get anymore than what I have...I ordered bio oil this time...
    AnasMommy7

    Answer by AnasMommy7 at 10:00 AM on Aug. 31, 2010

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