Rachel, you looked amazing all the way to the end! I am hoping to also get no stretchmarks and oil up my belly twice a day. I can't imagine getting that big 39 weeks belly without getting any, but you give me hope!!
congratulations caroline! i said it on facebook so i don't feel so bad about being late to say it on the thread she is beautiful and you look amazing! i hope i look as good as you straight after birth
dee, your bump is so neat! 9 weeks will fly in, your pregnancy has gone in so quickly have you decided on a name?
rachel, i'm glad shaelyn is feeding well now! i will be coming to you for advice on breastfeeding. you look amazing pregnant, i'm hoping that i will be all bump too! to be honest i am finding the whole getting fat thing REALLY scary i don't have a bump yet obviously and haven't put any weight on so far but i am way fatter and just feel a bit bleurgh i'm sure i'll feel better when i get a bump but for now it's a bit terrifying i doubt i will manage to escape without stretch marks but i'll keep my fingers crossed anyway! i have been using palmers cocoa butter at night but now i'm thinking maybe i should get some bio oil??
katya, i can't wait to find out what you're having! or ?! hmmm, i think looking forward to seeing your growing bump too
bethany, i hope those 9 days fly in and you're reunited with your daughter i can only imagine how hard it is, i don't think i will ever be able to leave my LO
i think and hope i've replied to everyone who doesn't have a journal! just going to catch up on people's journals now
Nat- I used mostly cocoa butter and a couple times a week I would use bio oil. I have heard if you are going to get stretch marks you can't prevent it with creams and oils but who knows, it can't hurt!
Nice bump Katya!! I started showing around then...before that I think people just wondered whether I had a big lunch
I also use palmers. The cocoa butter lotion after a shower in the AM, then palmers cocoa butter oil at night, because its so greasy and I don't care as much about ruining my oversized maternity tee shirts that I wear to bed. My neighbor gave me half a bottle of pricey Belli oil, but I feel like its similar to palmers, which is so much cheaper. Even if it doesn't actuallly work for stretchmarks, I think it really helps with any dry or itchy skin, which I haven't had any of yet.
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