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331213 tn?1217168431


Ok so I'm kinda freaking out here.....my belly has been itching pretty badly (along with my boobs) for the past week or so. On Sunday, I will be 7 weeks...I look like I'm about 4 months! I'm really small, my starting weight was only 118, I've gained about 6 lbs...the stretch marks are starting already. Did anyone else have a belly this early or get starting stretch marks? What did you do for the itching?
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280369 tn?1316705641
I am 4 months now but I did begin to show early on but never haven't had any stretch marks yet. I use extra virgin coconut oil for the itching I get. It is suppose to help immensely with stretch marks and help heal any skin problems you have. It's all natural too.
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When I got pregnant at around 8 weeks I started getting really itchy on my stomach and my boobs. I was just like you. Itty bitty and by like 2 months people were asking if my baby was due in a few months. I was like "What??" But yeah, it happened to me too. But just wait... once you are nearly full term the itching will get really bad. I would talk to your doctor. I know mine prescribed a cream that I was to use twice a day and after about 3 days of using it the itching began to stop and I was fine until about 8 months when my stomach grew like crazy!
290867 tn?1333572878
I am 8 weeks and everyone keeps telling me I am getting a pooch. I was only 106lbs when I found out i was preggo. My brests and tummy itch constantlly. My brests dont seem to hurt so much anymore but i do have the neausa as well as the itching. Dont worry I think its normal.
324142 tn?1253826322
Every day during my first pregnancy I put Cocoa butter for strech marks on my belly.............I mean every single night!!!!!!  I still felt some itching but I never got one single strech mark.  I hope you're putting something like this on:)  I am sure it's what helped me!
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i totally have the itching too!   weird.  i never thought it would be related to my pregnancy...but you all got me thinking!!!  

kris777 - what kinda cocoa butter did you use?  i wanna use that same EXACT one, you lucky girl!!!  :)
324448 tn?1197045940
you could be having twins
but to me in your picture you dont look that big at all
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Yes you could be having twins i was the same and i find out i was having twins. Good love honey xx
331213 tn?1217168431
I went and got some cocoa butter and it is DEFINITELY helping. I also got a tube of this cream called "Mother's Friend" and alternate between the 2 of the itching gets really bad. It's a tad bit expensive, and you have to get it through the pharmacy, but it's well worth it! As for how big I look, my mom said she was about that big at 7 weeks with me and one of my younger brothers. I go in for my first u/s on Dec. 3rd, I'll let everyone know what goes on there.

Thanks for everyone's help!
Much love, hugs and kisses,
324142 tn?1253826322
Hey:)  Yeah, I would totally recommend what I used and I will definitely use it when I become pregnant again.  I even have a butterfly tattoo on my belly that I thought for sure would become distorted with my growing belly................but it didn't!  It is called Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Tummy Butter for Stretch Marks--here is the site you can go to check it out:
You should be able to find it though at your local drugstore--you must use it every day:)  I hope this helps you and good luck!!!  We girls don't want any stretch marks....................
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Hey Im 25 and my nipples started itching recently. I am unsure if I am preggo or not because its too soon to take a HPT. I am a diabetic and in the past have had some issues with getting preggo because of high sugar levels and now thats its under control I beleive that I may have conceived. Is the itching a confirmed sign of pregnancy? I really want to be preggo. I have other symptoms related t pregnancy but Im scared that it may be PMS as I am due on Jan 24 and its now Jan. 15. Someone please help.
Hoping for a baby
1395422 tn?1308019851
Itching CAN indicate that there is something going on with your liver during pregnancy, also if your BMI was normal to begin with, you are only supposed to gain about 3 lbs. in your 2nd trimester. I would personally contact your dr. office and let them check this out. Gaining 6 lbs. by the time you're 7 weeks pregnant I would say is a cause for concern.
1395422 tn?1308019851
I meant to say 3lbs. in your 1st trimester, not 2nd
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