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Old 07-31-2005, 08:55 AM   #1
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Hip Spread?

Is it true that your hips PERMENATLY spread when you are pregnant? My friend told me that your hips spread and they will never go back to where they were. I am scared because hers spread a LOT and her body shape looks completly different.
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Old 07-31-2005, 01:05 PM   #2
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Re: Hip Spread?

I think for most people their hips are "back to normal" in 9-12 months. I've been told (and I've read) that many women will get back to their pre-pregnancy weight before they get back to their pre-pregnancy clothes because of this. I think the rule is to just expect it to take a year for your body to get completely back to normal.

 
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Old 07-31-2005, 04:03 PM   #3
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Re: Hip Spread?

Everyone is definetly different. With my 1st child I gained 25 lbs. during pregnancy and afterwards I lost alot of weight without even trying! We are all different....

 
Old 07-31-2005, 11:37 PM   #4
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Re: Hip Spread?

I'm still waiting LOL... I'm almost 7 months pp and have been back to my pp weight for quite awhile now I was lucky not to struggle to loose the wieght but I still have a few pairs of jeans I can't get back into that I was wearing when I was 5 months pregnant!! So it cheers me up immensly to read that it can tak 9-12 mnths

 
Old 08-01-2005, 04:27 AM   #5
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Re: Hip Spread?

do you ladies have small hips or wider set hips? I have wide set hips - should I expect this to happen too?

 
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