strech marks :( bathing suits:( what do you think?

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what is your opnion on moms who just had babies wearin bathing suits with strech marks? should we wear two pieces? Or should we be proud of these battle scars? im proud of what made them lol. i wouldnt take her back for the world. what would you do?

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I too I am proud of my stretch marks, my three boys made them. I still wear bikinis.

Theresa - posted on 05/05/2011

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I think if you are comfortable in it then go for it. I think any woman should dress as they feel comfortable regardless of stretch marks or what ever else. We are too brainwashed of how bodies are supposed to look. We see these Hollywood people with perfect bodies and think we have to measure up. The problem is not all of us can afford to have personal trainers, nutritionist and personal chefs 24/7 like the Hollywood people. We're real people with real lives and real kids and real bodies and yes, real stretch marks.

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Mrs. - posted on 05/06/2011

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I don't really have any. I do have a bit of a ponch that is just skin that stretched out, I guess. I wear a bikini because that kind of swimsuit suits my figure way better than a one piece. If you have boobs and a smallish waist, in a one piece it kind of ends up looking like one tube.

I say wear the suit that fits your figure best and screw the stretch marks. Hell, some people have them and they've never even had a kid.

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i think moms should start a new trend. strech marks are in. lol thats a real tattoo with meanin. thanks for all your opnions. i hope these makes other moms like me not feel like the only woman on earth that has them. its really nice to know that other women have them and we all show support. ROCK ON MOMS!!!! AND HAPPY MOTHERS DAY

Tina - posted on 05/06/2011

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personally I wasn't too comfortable going out in anything too revealing before and I'd be even less comfortable now. I love my kids and they're worth all the stretch marks and scars but I wouldn't go showing them to the world. But if other people are comfortable showing them it doesn't bother me. They're well earnt and nothing to be ashamed of.

Brooke - posted on 05/06/2011

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I was lucky to only get a few with my daughter and this time at currently 34 weeks im working on the new ones popping up.. I was on the gold coast in Jan and quite proudly wore a bikini at 20 weeks pregnant.. If I got looks off of people i sure didn't notice.

Jocelyn - posted on 05/05/2011

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If it was just stretch marks, I would totally wear a bikini! But alas, I gained 60+ lbs the first time I got preg and now my belly has a whole bunch of skin that serves no purpose lol. So until I can get a tummy tuck, I'm sticking to tankini's and cute one-pieces.

Mabel - posted on 05/05/2011

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Hey I worked my ass off for those marks and yes I am going to wear a two piece and the world can kiss my overweight stretch marked ass if they don't like it...I love my baby marks.=)

Firebird - posted on 05/05/2011

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I've got stretch marks and I wear a bikini. Of course, the winter holidays were a little bad for my hips and thighs, so I've got a little work to do before I hit the beach lol Ultimately, it doesn't matter what anyone else thinks or says. If you're comfortable showing your stretch marks in a 2 piece, then go right ahead.

Shannintipton - posted on 05/05/2011

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I personally need something more like a burka. No body wants to see mine. lol I say you should go for it. You worked hard on those stretch marks and now you have your little bundle of proof to show for it. {:+)

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