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What are the chances of getting stretch marks in pregnancy?

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In brief: Common

The literature is varied but at least half of women will get stretch marks during pregnancy (striae gravid arum).
However there are also reports that up to 90% of women will get stretch marks. Either way it is probably a 50-50 chance at best.

In brief: Common

The literature is varied but at least half of women will get stretch marks during pregnancy (striae gravid arum).
However there are also reports that up to 90% of women will get stretch marks. Either way it is probably a 50-50 chance at best.
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
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Dr. Collette Dominic
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 50 %

There seems to be a genetic component so look at your mother or other women in your family.
You can decrease your chances by keeping your skin well moisturized. If your skin is itchy, then you may need to apply more lotion or oil.

In brief: 50 %

There seems to be a genetic component so look at your mother or other women in your family.
You can decrease your chances by keeping your skin well moisturized. If your skin is itchy, then you may need to apply more lotion or oil.
Dr. Collette Dominic
Dr. Collette Dominic
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