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Do you have stretch marks? If no, how did you get rid of them?

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35yoamom

Asked by 35yoamom at 12:34 AM on Jul. 13, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • I never got them, neither did my mother or my grandmother. I think genetics play a big role in who's going to get stretch marks and who isn't.
    onemellowmom

    Answer by onemellowmom at 12:39 AM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • Interesting Onemell. Didnt know that!
    35yoamom

    Comment by 35yoamom (original poster) at 12:41 AM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • i never got any! and neither did my mother! i agree with onemellowmom! but also it depends on how much and how fast u gain ur weight! slow and steady weight gain can also help!
    Caroline2010

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 12:47 AM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • I hate you ladies! (not really) I have some ugly one's and no matter what I tried they never went away! No fair :(
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 12:49 AM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • i have ugly ones.....boooo
    raeyliNlilysmom

    Answer by raeyliNlilysmom at 12:50 AM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • I didnt get them but i use lotion while i was pregant.
    AlanasMommy2007

    Answer by AlanasMommy2007 at 12:55 AM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • I will say I was among the few lucky ones - I didn't have any stretch marks what-so-ever. I also gained minimal weight - you couldn't tell I was pregnant when you were walking behind me. It was when I turned around that you saw that I was pregnant. LOL! I was back into my pre-pregnancy clothes within a week after each delivery too. 


    *Dodging all the tomatoes being thrown at me!* 


    Every person is different with how they carry their pregnancy weight and how their baby grows.


    Have a good day!

    SarahFarah

    Answer by SarahFarah at 1:19 AM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • it is genectics and often they just fade over time and are never completely gone. I used cocoa butter faithfully but yep still have them....actually I would of course rather not have them but they don't bother me.... to me they are the best marks to have, so yes I accepted them..LOL
    serenityspeaks

    Answer by serenityspeaks at 1:23 AM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • all of you that never got them, you suck! i have them pretty bad and mederma has been helping a little bit but no drastic changes yet
    Caelynnes.Mommy

    Answer by Caelynnes.Mommy at 2:01 AM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • i had them and genectics do play apart...honeslty i used coco butter and it doesnt help ..maderma does help i used it for a while also i used bio oil dont like it ive also used clestrixa doesnt work really....mine fAded but i took pretty good care of them after my dd was born..i also gained 54lbs with her too which played a role.....they are scares they do fade with time
    rachel216

    Answer by rachel216 at 9:30 AM on Jul. 13, 2011

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