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will stretchmark fade away after the baby?

I have so many of them under the belly, b/c i have pale skin. I put moisture oil with shea butter everyday, but it doesn't seem helping. Will them turn white after delivery?

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Asked by Amy2079 at 2:40 PM on Oct. 8, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • They will lighten, but they are scars, it takes time and may or may not ever completely fade...

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 2:41 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • They will lighten, but don't expect them to magically fade after delivery. It takes quite a while.

    Answer by SWasson at 2:41 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • it is what it is..sorry! only time will make them fade, and no, they will never go away completely..unless there is plastic surgery involved. :((

    Answer by dullscissors at 2:42 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • Just like the other ladies said, they will get lighter but will never fully fade, they're scars.

    Answer by LynnB1 at 2:43 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • sorry but unfortunately they won't ever go away i still have some bright purple stretch marks from having my daughter over 4 years ago and my best friend still has stretch marks from her dd 8 and a half years ago

    Answer by macks_mommy at 2:43 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • My son is 14 and I still have them and they didn't fade that much.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 2:46 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • i have one right down the center of my stomach and i put that stupid butter on myself everyday it didnt work! it is light now but its still there! i guess my bikini days are over :-(

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 2:54 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • I hope that they do. My daughter is two yrs old now and they haven't lighten up yet.

    Answer by Cassandre at 3:08 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • They will lighten up but some don't go away. My mom still has the stretch marks from her pregnancies. I heard bio oil works good

    Answer by ladyambition at 3:29 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

  • After having my son, I started going taning every week. It helped me relax, and taning also helps faid/hide streach marks. I felt so much better about myself. And laying there for 5-10 minutes is so nice. We need some time for ourselves.

    Answer by ness_033 at 9:24 PM on Oct. 8, 2010

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