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I did. They've gotten longer with each pregnancy. With Cora they made it to just under my belly button, with Erin they were up even with my belly button, and with Patrick they're up past my belly button now. I'm thinking that by the time I'm done having babies (2 more maybe?) they'll go all the way up to my breasts.
Honestly, to a certain degree it depends on just how elastic your skin is. If it is really stretchy, like Denise's obviously is, then you won't get them. If it's not as stretchy, then you'll get them. For me it wasn't so much preventing them (because really, I couldn't. I got stretch marks during puberty, I knew it was going to happen), but controlling the insane itch. And they almost itch more the first several months post partum.
I rub baby oil on my belly in my shower, one of the first things and just let it sit, and then when I wash myself with my body wash it takes off the greasiness and just leaves softness.
I got them right at the end. When I went on bed rest and made more fluid I had so much pain over night of my stomach stretching and woke up to tons of stretch marks. My OB said I was the first women she had ever met that was happy about stretch marks. I was just happy that Benjamin had more fluid and would be okay. I got some wicked ones on my legs though. My leg blew up so huge that it went all the way up my legs and my legs have stretch marks on the inside of them. They are hidious, I will never wear shorts again LOL! Ahhh the joys of being a Mom!!