Mine is still present and my belly already looks bad enough with all of my stretch marks... it looks like cats scratched my belly...LOL. Any chance the line will go away down the middle from my pregnancy? If so, when? Anyone know?
I've never had the linea negra but everything I've read abuot it says it WILL disappear after pregnancy, but I've never seen anything that mentions specifically when. I would assume it would be after your body has rid itself of the excess hormones from pregnancy.
Thanks for answering my sister said hers went away the day after, so I wonder why mine in lingering. I have already had my first AF after the baby too, and started birth control. But, I did have a csection maybe that has something to do with the delay!
To tell you the truth I have mine now and with both of my boys it took 6 months to get rid of the darned thing!!! I hate it and I always hate it but hopefully yours won't take that long to get rid of yours!
I didn't even think I had a linea nigra with either pregnancy - until I had actually given birth...as my belly was shrinking back to its normal size, I noticed it. It was darker the first time and it took until 6 months post-partum for it to disappear completely. The second time, it was gone much sooner, within the first couple of months.
I didn't notice mine until after I had my kids because it was out of sight for me! I do know that a few months after my daughter was born I wondered why it was still there. I got a loofah and some soap and scrubbed until I was red but it lifted off with the top layer of dry skin. It wasn't just dirt - really!
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