Streeeeeetch. Stretch marks, one of the more unsightly pregnancy side effects for many women, are shrouded in mystery. Women spend boatloads of money trying to prevent, treat, and rid themselves of markings, often with little or no effect. Knowledge is power when it comes to combating these insidious lines — do you know stretch mark fact from fiction? Take our quiz to find out.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Stretch Marks
Do all women get stretch marks during pregnancy?
At what stage are stretch marks most receptive to treatment?
True or false: there is a genetic component to a woman's likelihood of getting stretch marks.
Stretch marks can also occur from rapid weight gain or body building. Pregnancy stretch marks are called ________ .
True or false: moisturizing multiple times a day while pregnant will prevent stretch marks.