Pierced Belly Button
Nov 21, 2007 7:02AM
Has anyone managed to keep their belly button piercing during pregnancy. I bought a pregnancy bar which seems to be doing the job just now but im getting worried that it will have to come out for the labour and close up.
Nov 19, 2007 11:39AM
I kept mine in through my entire pregnancy last time and had it in while giving birth!! The midwives were shocked to say the least- it didn't cause me any discomfort or anything.
The only advice I would give is to be careful afterwards- the hole stretched and the bar nearly popped through.
Nov 19, 2007 11:55AM
My MW and GP have never mentioned my belly bar so it must be really common. The top hole is getting a bit dry, i will try some vaseline to keep it from getting sore.
Nov 19, 2007 1:59PM
Need to get a pregnancy belly bar but do you know if they do nipple ones? Had mine pierced 1 wk before found out was pregnant (oops). What are the pregnancy belly bars like and where can you get them?
Nov 19, 2007 2:55PM
I'm only 17 weeks but my belly piercing's been okay so far...I might buy a maternity 1 soon cos it keeps coming out though. I don't get how it could affect labour though? I prob sound a bit thick there lol.
Nov 19, 2007 5:22PM
I had a look at various web sites for a pregnancy belly bars but eventually went to the shop where i had my peircing done. They measured my belly button and made me a new bar, which is made of plastic so its flexible. it cost ??5.
Oldermum, I would go into the place that did yours to ask some advice cause im sure they will have something for you to use.
Nov 19, 2007 6:31PM
my piercing was ok all the way through but i have a horrid stetch mark from the belly button to the top of the piercing hole, admitidly its not big but i hate it lol! and its quite sore!
Nov 20, 2007 7:16AM
I knew something wasnt right with it yesterday when i posted. Got up this morning and its looking a bit red, trying the Savlon to see if this will help but I might have to take it out. I will be so upset as I love my piercing.
Nov 20, 2007 10:30AM
i still have my piercing in, got a plastic pregnancy bar.
the holes gone from a small one to a huge slit tho! also have a stretchmark on the skin which has gone paper thin..! keep expectin it to split open !! it doesnt look to pretty tho! x
Nov 21, 2007 7:02AM
Och i didn't know you could get maternity ones, i took mines out when i was 17wks just incase, ive had mines done for 10years so was gutted when i took mines out
Apr 24, 2019 7:13AM
How many DPO did you get a BFP????
Hi ladies, How early did you all get a positive test? The 2ww is so hard 😂 however I've had lots of belly cramps 4/5 DPO so hoping this could be a sign!
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