Plump ‘Pregnancy Lips’ is a Thing.
Pregnancy lips? Surely that’s not an actual thing?
Having plumper lips is a sought-after cosmetic procedure, in the U.S. last year, with a lip procedure being performed every minute, it’s a big and growing business. Yet, a lot of women have started discussing something that was never mentioned before, ‘the pregnancy lips’.
“There is definitely some truth to as your belly grows so can your lips,” Dr. Sherry A. Ross, women’s health expert and author of she-ology. The Definitive Guide to Women’s Intimate Health. Period, tells PEOPLE
“Swelling is a normal part of pregnancy and it happens in just about every part of your body including your lips,” she explains, adding that “women’s skin glows during pregnancy as a result of an increase in blood flow and circulation throughout the entire body including the face, nose, and lips.”
RELATED: RAISE VEGAN MAGAZINE
She adds that while ” ‘pregnancy lips’ can be a welcomed side effect of pregnancy,” women can expect their pout to return back to normal within a few months following childbirth. “Once you give birth, your body will deflate over 3 to 6 months, as will your lips,” she adds.
Kim Kardashian from Keeping Up with the Kardashians shared that her lips also became fuller with the pregnancy of daughter, True.
“PSA I was pregnant during the entire season of KUWTK,” the reality star wrote on Instagram, adding that she wasn’t a fan of the change. “Some women get ‘pregnancy lips.’ I was one of them. So my lips look crazy and massive. Trust me I know and I HATED it!” she remarked. “A lot of wild sXXX happens to your body and face while pregnant. It’s out of our control.”
Did you get ‘pregnancy lips’? Let us know in the comments below!