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HEY LADIES!!! Is there any such thing as erasing/avoiding stretch marks?

I'm almost 8mons pregnant with my 2nd child right now. I thought in my first pregnancy I would get away with not forming any stretch marks but unfortunately I formed a few around my belly button in the last month and Im VERY self-concious of them. Right now I'm worried I will form more or stretch the ones I have even more (if thats even possible) because i weigh more now than i did than my 1st pregnancy towards the end. Is there anything i can do to avoid forming more, over strecthing & to fade/erase the ones I already have???

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kool-aidbabe

Asked by kool-aidbabe at 12:31 AM on Feb. 2, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • no. unfortunately. i didnt get a single stretch mark until my very last month.
    MomNbabyGirl009

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 12:34 AM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • I used this product from Avon I cant remember what it was called but i had very dark stretch marks and used this cream and now they are hardly noticeable

    ExtremlyUnique

    Answer by ExtremlyUnique at 12:37 AM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • IMO keeping your skin hydrated helps, but it doesn't really prevent stretch marks. Still looking for something to get rid of the ones I have. I got lucky though, all my stretch marks are on my butt.
    mommy_jules

    Answer by mommy_jules at 12:37 AM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • With my 1st and only pregnancy, This lady told me,whatever you do,always use baby oil. You wont have any stretch marks and it keeps your skin hydrated. It smells good and it keeps your skin soft. Believe me,baby oil is your answer,every time you take a shower or bath.BABY OIL!
    mrs2323

    Answer by mrs2323 at 12:42 AM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • i used the stuff from avon too worked good but ive tried getting it again im pretty sure its been discontinued. celtrixa is great though but i think its just for ater pregnacy. get the free trial!
    noelliekodasmum

    Answer by noelliekodasmum at 12:47 AM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • stretch marks are genetic and can be "erased" completely by getting a tummy tuck...that usually takes care of most of them...there may be creams that will lighten them, etc....but you can't ever get rid of them
    calliesmommie

    Answer by calliesmommie at 1:34 AM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • Use straight vitamin E oil. Can be found at walmart
    OurHeartsAwait

    Answer by OurHeartsAwait at 1:57 AM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • I dont think you can prevent them but I'm attempting to by using palmers stretch mark cream every night..also b/c pregnant bellies get so itchy so you have to use moisterizer anyways.
    missmay5

    Answer by missmay5 at 9:03 AM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • BioOil lightened mine to where they are barely noticeable, but they weren't very deep to begin with.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 9:25 AM on Feb. 2, 2011

  • No matter what your read, the answer is NO. You can always try, but it's just luck I think.
    moviemom22

    Answer by moviemom22 at 11:36 AM on Feb. 2, 2011

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