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If someone said to you, “expect to get striae gravid arum when you get pregnant”, would you know what that means? The more common name for this phenomena is stretch marks. Ladies, over half of us will get stretch marks during pregnancy because our skin is stretching at a rapid rate as the baby grows. Most of the time, they will show up in the latter months of pregnancy, but some of the “lucky ones” see these skin markings as soon as their bellies begin growing. Pregnancy stretch marks look somewhat like stripes and usually appear on the stomach and abdominal area. They can also show up on the buttocks, hips, thighs and breasts. If you are a lighter skinned woman, your stretch marks will appear pink. If you are a darker skinned woman, yours will be lighter than the skin around them. Read More→

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