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post #21 of 30

I, um, don't just shave my legs.  And I ain't going near there with a razor if I can't see what I'm doing.  So it's Husband's job, or not at all.

post #22 of 30

Leg shaving?  What about bikini shaving???  Is that even possible for anyone, anymore?  It hasn't been for me in months (since back around @16wks) not w/o mirrors and crazy contortions - which I can no longer handle.  Now I can understand why all those women in those birth videos are so darn.... fuzzy.... eeehk!

post #23 of 30

I'm still managing but I'm having a really hard time with it and always find spots I missed. I've been trying to get B on board with helping out in that department, but so far...not that excited about it...

post #24 of 30

I only had to stop a couple of weeks ago, but my belly is on the small side.  The difference is it seemed to get harder or something.  I used to be able to just squish it out of the way a bit so I could see down there, but that's not working anymore.

post #25 of 30

I got an electric wet/dry razor because my doc wouldn't let me use normal ones after that weird first trimester skin infection.  It's actually a lot easier because you can contort yourself into a variety of positions outside the shower that you can't really do in the shower.  Plus, you can't really cut yourself with the electric razor, so I can get behind the knees and in the bikini area without worrying about slicing open an artery.  It's not nearly as close a shave as a regular razor, but it keeps me looking decent. And for someone with dark crazy leg hair, that's about all I can ask for at this stage. 

 

(DH has a strictly hands-off policy when it comes to personal hygiene stuff, so ironically, he'll be the one to suffer the consequences of that policy in a month or two)

post #26 of 30

yeah its all about the electric razor and if I need to a mirror just to get a basic 'clean up' on the bikini line- with DS1 I gave birth in the winter so this was a non-issue but with how much swimming Ive been doing, I have to keep the 'old growth' to a minimum unless I want to switch to boy shorts or a one piece-- which then requires a shopping trip which may end in tears once I have to see things in a full length mirror with bad department store lighting..

post #27 of 30
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Originally Posted by FeralFox View Post

I, um, don't just shave my legs.  And I ain't going near there with a razor if I can't see what I'm doing.  So it's Husband's job, or not at all.

 

 

I um, also don't do under my arms regularly. IF there's a clean razor and IF its in teh shower when i'm in there? it' MIGHT get done. 

My husband doesn't care though. He says he actually prefers me fuzzy!!!! :) 

post #28 of 30

I'm still managing to keep everything fairly well manicured. ;) It is getting harder to see over the belly but I can still kinda suck it up enough to see what I'm doing. I basically do a big cat-back. I get a lot more razor burn than I ever have though, which is not so fun. I'll have to keep the electric razor in mind though, that's a good optioin. DH and I are pretty big on private bathroom time so I don't think he'd be up for offering a helping hand. Plus its kind of a pride thing, like  said. I can do this! :D

post #29 of 30

I'm still managing my legs ok.  At this point with Elsa I'd stopped shaving but I don't remember that was because I couldn't reach or it was winter so I just didn't bother.

 

I've always used an electric in my bikini area.  I don't need it smooth, just maintained.  So I'm still doing that.  I sit on the toilet to do it and am still able to do it.  Though, it feels like I need to do it so much more often than when not pregnant.

post #30 of 30
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Originally Posted by Ninetales View Post

I'm still managing my legs ok.  At this point with Elsa I'd stopped shaving but I don't remember that was because I couldn't reach or it was winter so I just didn't bother.

 

I've always used an electric in my bikini area.  I don't need it smooth, just maintained.  So I'm still doing that.  I sit on the toilet to do it and am still able to do it.  Though, it feels like I need to do it so much more often than when not pregnant.

Your hair grows faster that's why!! ALL of your hair. 

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