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scratching and stretch marks...?!

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frannie2013 Mon 23-Jun-14 21:12:34

Hi, At work today i was scratching my bump a little bit (28 weeks) and a colleague (who has a baby) said not to and to rub instead as scratching causes stretch marks!! i'd never heard this before. has anyone?! writing this makes me think that it is a load of baloney but... i've been rubbing belly ever since!!

Monkeybrain10 Mon 23-Jun-14 22:50:34

I've done lots of's quite amusing as tends to get baby kicking in response...guess it must be loud in there! I can't say I've noticed stretch marks it sounds like an old wives tale to me. :-)

whilewildeisonmine Mon 23-Jun-14 23:09:27

I think stretching causes stretch marks, not scratching!

Boogles91 Mon 23-Jun-14 23:57:40

Load of bull lol its the stretching that itches and therefore they appear! Then once they there it otches more! She is probably thinling this because as i saod above.

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