Tummy Line

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  1. Pingu

    Pingu Mummy to 2 xx

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    I have now noticed that I have a tummy line (linea nigra), it is still quite faint at the moment.

    Has anyone else got this yet? Is it early at nearly 19 weeks to get it?
     
  2. QTPie

    QTPie Well-Known Member

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    Very early, I think: not normally around until the 3rd trimester (28/30 weeks).

    QT
     
  3. Pingu

    Pingu Mummy to 2 xx

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    I thought it is early, I keep looking at it is def there! It starts in my pubic area up and goes to just under my breast area.
     
  4. purpledahlia

    purpledahlia Mummy

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    i dont have one!
     
  5. QTPie

    QTPie Well-Known Member

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    Maybe you have higher level of hormones or something - sounds pretty cute, actually :cloud9:

    Show it to your MW at the next appointment (nothing to worry about, but worth showing her, out of interest...).

    QT
     
  6. ellie27

    ellie27 Well-Known Member

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    I have a line that came around 12wks from pubic area up to chest. It is like a hairline. I thought if you were going to get one you get it early, and if you dont have it by 20wks or so, you wouldnt get one. Not everyone gets one.
     
  7. soozys1902

    soozys1902 MUM OF 1

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    I do, my mum and OH where giving my belly a once over the other day (as baby was moving about) and said there was a faint light brown line, running from top to bottom. Had a look in the mirror myself and wouldnt you know there it was. Hadnt really noticed it till now.
     
  8. purpledahlia

    purpledahlia Mummy

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    does it show more depending on babys gender?!
     
  9. redpoppy

    redpoppy Well-Known Member

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    MEMEMEMEME! I have one and have had one from at LEAST 19 weeks.

    but I'm a but of a freak because i used to have one (on and off) before i got pregnant. I think my mum thinks she remembers me havign one when i was really quite young. :blush: But then I have hormones problems and have excess estrogen AND excess testosterone (that's probably why I'm so mixed up :wacko:) and also why I always come as slap bang in the middle fo all those "guess the gender/what gender is your brain" tests.

    Anyway. I like it. As in, I like it in pregnancy.
     
  10. tootsy1987

    tootsy1987 Abbi and Alfie - My World

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    IHey hunny sorry for jumping on 2nd tri but im only 12+4 and my line showed up about a week ago... it gets darker on a night or more noticiable when i more bloated but my mam first noticed it and u can clearly see a dark line running from my belly button to my pelvis / pubic bone lol xxx
     
  11. JessdueJan

    JessdueJan Single Mam to 3 & 2 Whippets

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    I've had a faint one since about 17 weeks and it's getting quite dark now altho my mum has assured me it's nothin compared to what it will be like by the time I'm full term
    x
     
  12. Christine1993

    Christine1993 Full-time mummy to Aidan

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    im 25 weeks and ive only got a faint line, mines started showing between 18-19 weeks :) x
     
  13. KaeRit21

    KaeRit21 Guest

    i dont have a tummy line, nothing at all :( should i have a tummy line??

    xxx
     
  14. redpoppy

    redpoppy Well-Known Member

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    AW! you're so cute!

    I think its a random thing that happens to some women and doesn't happen to others. :shrug: You don't need one. :hugs:
     
  15. KaeRit21

    KaeRit21 Guest

    so its not a thing i should have that im missing? :(...i would quite like a tummy line...but i have inspected and there is no line..not from any angle, i even had the big light on

    xxx
     
  16. tootsy1987

    tootsy1987 Abbi and Alfie - My World

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    kaerit have a look in a mirror on a night time :) thats how i noticed mine :D also u made me chuckle.... ''even had the big light on'' haha :rofl: :D xxxx
     
  17. redpoppy

    redpoppy Well-Known Member

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    AW! No, you really don't need one. :hugs: MANY women don't get one or get one really late. Some women hate theirs. Right now I'm on such a hormonal high that I don't hate much unless it's out of a sense of injustice! haha!
     
  18. KaeRit21

    KaeRit21 Guest

    ive just been back to the big mirror, and tried with the big light and the little lamp....

    i feel quite sad...i have an invisible tummy line...:(...

    xxx
     
  19. redpoppy

    redpoppy Well-Known Member

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    It's really not that special!!!! Besides, you have weeks and WEEKS to get one. And if all else fails you can colour one in? :winkwink: :shrug:
     
  20. KaeRit21

    KaeRit21 Guest

    thank you redpoppy...if i dont get the line il draw one on. :D..no one will know..(shhhh...stealth)

    im a happy bunny again :) :hugs:

    xxx
     

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