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When do stretch marks start to appear with pregnancy

 
ChanQ

Asked by ChanQ at 11:58 AM on May. 18, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • hopefully NEVER
    kylansmommy09

    Answer by kylansmommy09 at 12:05 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • I had none until my last month or 2. Put lotion on your belly, breasts, groin, butt, hips, and thighs and pray for the least.
    alinker

    Answer by alinker at 12:13 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • In some very lucky women, never. But for the rest of us, it could be anytime after we begin to grow and the skin is stretched. Most often in the 2nd to 3rd trimester, but it can be earlier. I had a few at 9 weeks with my youngest.
    princessjen1

    Answer by princessjen1 at 12:00 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • some people don't get them 'til the last week or so. I didn't know I had any until after I had my baby, they were vey light and small.
    booger14

    Answer by booger14 at 12:01 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • My did not become visible until after birth, when the skin was no longer stretched smooth. Then, you could see a whole stretchmark network.

    The same thing happened to my breasts . . after I weaned.

    I thought I was free and clear. Sadly mistaken.
    ImaginationMama

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 12:07 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • Oh do so twice a day every day
    alinker

    Answer by alinker at 12:14 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • I am 31 weeks and have only gotten some on my breasts (and its the under side of them). I put tons of lotion on every single day, hopefully not in vain. I keep crossing my fingers and hoping for the best (least amount!!).
    Molly4630

    Answer by Molly4630 at 12:38 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • I didnt have any until the last 2 weeks of my first pregnancy.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 11:59 AM on May. 18, 2011