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When did you start getting stretch marks?

Hi everyone. I'm 8 weeks pregnant today and last week I noticed I am already getting stretch marks on my "love handles". In my first pregnancy, I didn't get stretch marks at all up to 20 weeks (except for on my breasts). Any one else getting them early?

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ajfoster88

Asked by ajfoster88 at 4:16 PM on Feb. 10, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • After my second child
    kenee

    Answer by kenee at 4:18 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • I didnt get my first stretch mark ( with my 1st ) till I was like 8 1/2 months along But with my 2nd I got them a lot sooner I think its bc your body as already done it once so its just easier the 2nd time around
    mommato2boys79

    Answer by mommato2boys79 at 4:18 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • Around 6 months.
    iluvmykidsxoxo

    Answer by iluvmykidsxoxo at 4:24 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • Seemed with each pregnancy they started earlier :(
    Zan_mom_of_5

    Answer by Zan_mom_of_5 at 4:48 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • ha ha 5 years ago! I am very petite and my oldest was so big that I had them as soon as 4 months.
    mslksdh

    Answer by mslksdh at 4:54 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • I'm one of those weirdos who never got any. I got some on the backs of my arms late in my 3rd pregnancy, and a couple on my breasts postpartum during breastfeeding, but I don't have a single one on my abdomen.
    misses_nick

    Answer by misses_nick at 5:07 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • i got them at about 36 weeks.. ugh i was pissed. so glad i didnt get any then BAM got them BADDDDDD
    MomNbabyGirl009

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 8:03 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • I guess when your skin hasn't had to stretch much and all of a sudden you're eating more and gaining weight fast, your skin just stretches. I'm not complaining :) If having millions of stretch marks means I'll have a healthy baby, bring em on :)
    ajfoster88

    Comment by ajfoster88 (original poster) at 8:27 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • I got them on my boobs and butt right away.. but i don't have any on my stomach yet...i'm 36 weeks.
    kristina.de

    Answer by kristina.de at 8:49 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • Use the coca butter lotion to help reduce the amt of stretch marks. I have used it for both of mine and it really helps keep the skin moisturized.
    Aries46845

    Answer by Aries46845 at 9:34 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

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