Dark Underarms During Pregnancy: A Letter To Mama-To-Be

Dark Underarms During Pregnancy: A Letter To Mama-To-Be

So why does no one really talk about it? My guess is it’s linked to embarrassment due to how much of the realities of pregnancy are still generally a taboo-talking topic. Pregnancy hyperpigmentation also usually occurs in very private places-- your underarms, inner thighs, areolas, and what women of times past called your “unmentionables.” Increased hyperpigmentation during pregnancy is normal.