Excessive hair growth, also called hirsutism, is very common in pregnant women. While it might be a cosmetic annoyance, the extra hair is usually harmless and will likely go away after you give birth. This includes a rapid increase in estrogen, which is largely responsible for belly hair during pregnancy. You might notice that these new hairs are thicker and darker than the hair on your head.
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Stacey Solomon shares inspirational photo of her hairy pregnancy bump | HELLO!
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Hairy Belly During Pregnancy: Is It Normal?
An inspirational mum has opened up about living with Polycystic ovarian syndrome PCOS social media in a bid to empower other women after being encouraged by her husband to ditch her lengthy hair removal regime that would see her spending hours shaving her body every day. Before her diagnosis, year-old Milena suffered with irregular periods and only had two a year, skin problems, hair loss on her head, weight gain, tummy pains, depression, hot flushes and excess hair growth. It wasn't until she had a resistance to insulin after her daughter's birth that doctors finally diagnosed her with PCOS. Milena, used to spend hours every day shaving her hair from her legs, armpits, stomach and face for 15 years, but she would find that she would always have to shave the next day and sometimes remove hair from her face twice a day.
From excess sweating to black belly buttons, enlarged breasts, a sore tailbone, and even moving teeth, it varies for every pregnant woman, and certainly doesn't end there. It turns out hairy bellies can also pop up - which is exactly what journalist, Monique Bowley, is experiencing. The hairy surprise came along as early as her first trimester, but hasn't yet shifted, some 25 weeks later. Monique Bowley shared a photo of her hairy baby bump, jokingly saying that she'll call it 'Hagrid' pictured. The journalist pictured had a laser hair removal in her 20s, but that didn't stop the pregnancy hormones from bringing it back.