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Belly line

I'm 38 weeks and I still don't have that belly line, I'm not complaining by any means but my friend is due at the same time as me and shes had hers for at least 3 months now, am I weird or is it normal to not get one?

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Asked by patientlyw8ing at 4:31 PM on Nov. 20, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • i didnt get one with my son at all. I guess i just have to wait and see what happens this time.

    Answer by Mommy2B04 at 4:37 PM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • Maybe not all women get them? I have had 4..If I remember right a few of them I really didnt have a line either? Hum good??

    Answer by bizima4 at 4:37 PM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • You may not get one. I barely got one at all and ds was born in Jan and it was completely gone by June. You're not weird just lucky! lol


    Answer by kfroz0415 at 4:37 PM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • I have been pregnant twice and am 32wks now I didnt get one with my first 2 and i haven't gotten one with this baby yet.

    Answer by edgpag at 4:45 PM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • Not all women get them, just like stretch marks... Just consider yourself lucky. I got both!

    Answer by AshJoe05 at 4:49 PM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • Not all women get a "Linea Nigra". Fair skinned women do get them. but they get them less often than darker skin toned women. It is caused by increased amount of melanin due to hormones in pregnancy. Why more on darker toned people...because they already possess more melanin than very fair skinned people.

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 4:55 PM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • I didn't get one with my first and we will see with my second. My sister had a great one with both her kids.. It has something to do with the pigment of your skin.

    Answer by reflect1light at 5:20 PM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • I'm extremely fair and I didn't get one last time. I really hope I don't get one this time either.

    Answer by blainesmommy03 at 6:04 PM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • I'm 35 weeks and I don't have one =]

    My mom says she only grew a weird happy trail of hair on her belly when she was pregnant with me, but she never got the actual linea negra.

    Answer by caitxrawks at 8:31 PM on Nov. 20, 2008

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