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Stretching around belly button during pregnancy?

I feel like tightness like the skin is pulling around my belly button, like stretching... Is it just the baby growing and my tummy expanding?... I'm 7 months tomorrow...

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:39 PM on Oct. 23, 2008 in Pregnancy

Answers (7)
  • yes! My belly did the samething.

    Answer by rosie823 at 7:42 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • Yep. It's normal. My 'innie' turned in to a flat pancake.


    Answer by FromAtoZ at 7:48 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • yes that is normal and right now my innie is flat as a pancake and i an due in a week in a half.

    Answer by MissMandy25 at 7:55 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • Very normal.

    Answer by Southerncharmes at 7:56 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • Get a lotion - it doesn't have to be anything expensive - and it can ease that feeling. Lather it on, as often as you feel like it.

    Answer by Cheryn at 8:13 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • i actually have a small stretchmark on the 'lip' of my formally innie. it popped out like a turkey timer when i was 8 1/2 months preggo(my husband said, oh, your ready! lol...)now its and innie/outtie... LOTION LOTION LOTION!!!

    Answer by jgarner2125 at 8:19 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • Totally normal..your uterus is expanding and is now pressing against that area.
    Congratulations on the baby!

    Answer by catholicmamamia at 8:51 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

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