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When do you think is a good time to get maternity photos done?

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Asked by lega2131 at 8:49 PM on Oct. 2, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • if youre worried about stretch marks showing then about 6 mos is good ut if you dont care if the stretch marks show then id say about 36 or 38 weeks...i odnt know how far along u are or if you have had previous pregnancies but just when u think stretch marks cant get any worse, they DO!! they get CRAZY by the time you deliver so its all in how you feel about how your bare belly looks....if youre not showing ur bare belly then wait as long as you want...

    Answer by mamagee1218 at 8:52 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • I would when you have a big enough belly to show off. Around 5 months or so.

    Answer by s_harden at 8:53 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • I got mine done at 35 weeks... but I had to wait till I got bigger because I've been super small through out most of my pregnancy... most people I know get it done at 30 weeks

    Answer by Niltiak at 8:53 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • Well this is my third pregnancy and still no stretch marks *knock on wood*.. I'm more just concerned with my small frame that I won't be showing enough when I get mine done in early Nov (due late January)

    Comment by lega2131 (original poster) at 8:53 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • I just wanted to tell you all I think it's terrific they way maternity photographs with bare belly have been accepted. It hasn't been that long ago it was only a pic you took at home with an instant camera and you didn't show it to anyone but maybe your best friend.

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 8:57 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • I love Grandma's reply and that's why I clicked on this question! 2 of my 3 children are grown and I really don't even have pictures of me very pregnant with them. It makes me sad sometimes, so kudos to you for doing this!

    Answer by irishcoffee at 9:09 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • usually 7-8 months, you want to be showing well but not outrageously uncomfortable. If you are still comfortable and up for it I would do it toward the end of the 8th month.

    Answer by foxracing43701 at 9:11 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • I got mine done at 37 weeks. I wasn't ever very big. Pick based on your size.

    Answer by ecodani at 9:29 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • I got them done with my first at 35 weeks, I didn't have an professional ones done with my second because I was in the hospital from 27 weeks on...

    Answer by Leigh519121 at 9:38 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • 3rd trimester

    Answer by ladyambition at 11:24 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

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