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When do you normally get stretch marks?

I am 31 weeks and haven't gotten any yet. But just wondering when most get them.

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:15 AM on Jul. 10, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • it differs for everyone. I did not get them until the last 2-3 weeks of my pregnancy. Then, they just went nuts in a short period of time. I cried & cried because i thought i was home free with no stretch marks.

    My friend grew them slowly, starting at like 5 months.

    Answer by samurai_chica at 9:19 AM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • 7-9 months of pregnancy. Or if you gain weight really fast! UGH! Use cocoa butter to help prevent them!

    Answer by isismoon3 at 9:20 AM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • I dont remember exactly when I got mine with my daughter, I think it was around 7 months. I do remember the first one I got, right above my belly button and I was like "what the hell" lol and then it was all down hill from there. I havent gotten any new stretch marks yet with this pregnancy and I'll be 39 weeks on Tuesday.

    Answer by SMG1120 at 11:42 AM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • It all depends and NOT every one gets them. Just keep lotioning etc. and be ready they may come. I personally did not get any from my pregnacies I do have them on my thighs from when I was more overweight b/f children.

    Answer by MamiJaAyla at 12:28 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • It was toward the end. I was happy b/c I thought I wasnt gonna get them and then they just started popping up all over.

    Answer by amymartinez0214 at 12:29 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • Some don't..But usually around maybe 20-25 weeks..I think thats when mine started to come in.

    Answer by Proudnewmommy11 at 7:24 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

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