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Are you too alarmingly hairy?.....or is it just me?

(16 Posts)
libranlady Tue 28-Jun-11 13:04:52

Am half way through pregnancy and keep finding really long hair on face and neck. It's quite fine - which probably means it has been waving about unnoticed for ages before I spot itblush and I hate it. one right in the middle of my cheek was about an inch long! Am worried I'm going to end up with a sort of bum fluffy beard shock but don't want to make it worse by immac-ing my whole face and neck or something. Any ideas? Or is this new and unpleasant twist just happening to me?

kri5ty Tue 28-Jun-11 13:11:58

yes i'm turning in to a man sad i have hair on my face, on my tummy and it's going fluffy on my arms... i'm only 16 weeks

Rootatoot Tue 28-Jun-11 13:21:09

My belly looks like a kiwi fruit when I look down. confused

bibbitybobbityhat Tue 28-Jun-11 13:22:48

Bet you're all having boys wink.

I was much hairier when carrying my boy, and noticeably less hairy when pg with my girl.

AllTheYoungDoods Tue 28-Jun-11 13:25:13

See I've just noticed that I haven't had my legs waxed for almost 4 weeks, and i could still just about get away with a skirt. This is NOT usual for me (yeti by default!).

Rootatoot Tue 28-Jun-11 14:18:03

Ohh're right, we are having a boy. It's not too noticeable thank goodness as they're fair hairs but still very fluffy tum!

vallinnapod Tue 28-Jun-11 14:27:34

Oh root I have a kiwi tummy too! And a boy cooking.... it is very fair and downy thought which leads me too....

....moan about hair loss....OK, waxing every 6 weeks is rather nice but really thinning on my head really isn't sad

silverangel Tue 28-Jun-11 14:38:13

Never mind a kiwi, my belly is starting to resemble a blond gorilla!

BeeMyBaby Tue 28-Jun-11 14:50:35

I had IPL before DD, then had to stop when pregnant so no IPL+hormones meant I was ridiculously furry, and basically gave up in the end, thankfully when DD was 6 weeks old, all my body hair fell out (from my back, tummy, face etc) where it had been awful, then went back to normal. The hair is coming back with avegance with this pregnancy, so just hoping it all falls out at the end again.

LaterAlligator Tue 28-Jun-11 15:44:10

I feel your pain! The kiwi-stomach, the long fine hairs waving around my face - and yes, I'm having a boy! Someone please tell me this goes away after the birth?! I really don't want to have to join the circus... smile

Awomancalledhorse Tue 28-Jun-11 15:59:52

I have to shave my legs twice a week, armpits 3 times a week, thank you hormones!

libranlady Tue 28-Jun-11 16:53:04

Yes bibbitty - it is a boy! glad to here that I'm not the only one having to consider shaving! I suppose it makes sense that with boys you'd get more boy hormones and so more hair. Just hope it's temporary!!

Curlyems Tue 28-Jun-11 17:31:17

This is a really interesting thread as I knew I was having a boy before the gender scan due to my lack of hair. Usually I am quite a hairy person but I have had noticeably less hair during pregnancy and there is, apparently, a school of thought that suggests that more frequent shaving etc indicates a girl. Just shows you how subjective these 'theories' can be...

MissusTulip Tue 28-Jun-11 17:32:55

libralady no, not just you! Also got an upsurge in facial hair and an alarmingly hairy tummy. AM v v v v v envious that everyone else has lovely downy blonde excess hair, mine ain't fair that's for sure envy but at least DH seems oblivious.

and yep, cooking a boy! Had wondered about this prior to 20 week scan purely on basis of new tummy fur... Glad to hear it may fall out after, if beemybaby experience is the norm <crosses fingers tightly>

theonlyhb2 Tue 28-Jun-11 18:08:25

i wonder what it means when you get gorilla belly yet the hairs on yr legs and bikini line seem to be growing slower/finer? I have no idea what i am having (hoping human)

kri5ty Wed 29-Jun-11 10:04:15

haha looks like im having a boy then... i find out in 3 weeks

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