Second Trimester

Truth on Areola

So we all know about the┬áLinea Nigra right? Well actually, if your like me it’s likely you didn’t but surprisingly I knew about this little dividing line before I got pregnant. Anyway, what I wasn’t told was that my nipples would also go this lovely shade of deep, dark brown!

girls-women-happy-sexy-53364
We all have the fun conversations with our pregnant friends detailing the funny and somewhat ‘perky’ side effects of pregnancy…

BUT…while my friends where caught up telling me all about their newly acquired double D’s, they forwent the colouring and newly found enormity of their areola!

You will be happy to learn, as I was, that this is completely normal! Thank you to google and it’s magical answers, I’ve come to learn that my body is simply creating a very visual landing pad for my new baby to find her milk. Who would of thought, of all the amazing things the female body can do, we also change colour to save us the trouble of directing their little mouths straight to the source.

So the next time your partner asks what you’ve done today, you can proudly answer “I changed colour to feed the baby, what did you do?”

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s