(Closed) Tattoo in the hip area? What does it look like after pregnancy?

posted 7 years ago in Babies
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

Well my SIL had one and even though she didn’t gain a ton of pregnancy weight and is still tiny, it stretched out and honestly, looks like crap. She regrets it fully.

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

@ttn133:

Everyone stretches in different areas, I mostly stretched on my lower hips/butt, inner thighs, lower tummy/abdomen and breasts, and my upper hips (where low rise jeans and whatnot would sit) didn’t stretch at all.

I do know a girl who stretched more in her upper hip/tummy area and her tat got a little.. embiggened? After she lost her baby weight it kind shrunk back down, but was minorly distorted.

 

I would just recommend using lots of moisturizer on it, to help the skin retain elasticity & help it be able to stretch easier.

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2009

I have one on the inside of my hip bone and it was a little streched at the end of my pregnancy, but went right back to normal after.

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I have one in that spot…haven’t been pregnant yet.  It scared me a bit…but I figured if it does stretch out, I might get it covered with something that represents my children in the future.

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

Mine stretched out quite a bit but it looks normal now. 

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

I have my tattoo right on my hip bone, and I’ve been wondering about that too.  I’m hoping that if it does get distorted I’ll have a large enough roll to cover it in my old age!  Worst case scenario is wearing a one-piece swimsuit if I feel self-conscious about it.

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Mine is on my back hip so that it wouldn’t be a concern.

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I have one on my right hip bone and it stretched out horribly. It was a beautiful pink butterfly before and not it’s…. i don’t even know what to call it. Being pregnant made me really hate my genes but everyone is different.

Post # 12
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

My sister has had three kids and she has two stars on her hip bones-they still look normal and cute.

Post # 13
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

I have one and it did not stretch out at all- I think it really depends on your body.

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