stretchmarksAh, stretchmarks. The bane of every pregnant woman's existence. The angry red stripes tend to show up on women's bodies in the third trimester, meandering across the belly, breasts, and thighs in some 80 percent of pregnancies.

If it's happened to you, you probably have one big question in mind: how do I get rid of my pregnancy stretchmarks? Is it even possible to get your belly (and breasts and thighs ... ) back to the way they looked before you had a baby?

More From The Stir: Preventing Stretchmarks in Pregnancy: 4 Tips From the Experts

It turns out there are several things moms can do -- some while still pregnant, others after. 

Where did you get stretchmarks during your pregnancy? Have you decided to get rid of them or embrace them?

 Expert Tips to Get Rid of Stretchmarks

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