It is completely normal and harmless to experience stretch marks around your stomach region, breast, thighs, hips, lower back and buttocks during your pregnancy. Most women (almost 90% of pregnant women) experience them after the sixth month of pregnancy. Stretch marks appear as the collagen or skin stretches beyond its limit to make room for your developing baby. Since the skin is moving and tearing more rapidly than normal, the stretch marks appear as a result of the skin cells rupturing and not having enough time to properly repair.
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