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Hi there, I am 31 now but started picking when I was 16. Just over 8 months ago I gave birth to my son. I now have 1 Daughter - 4 years old and 1 Son - 8 months old. Several months after my daughter was born, I posted on the SPOM (Stop Picking On Me) Forum about Pregnancy + Picking experience. In summary - my picking reduced DRAMATICALLY, the urge reduced DRAMATICALLY, while I was pregnant with her, and I was curious to see if the same thing happened 2nd time round. Well....it did! Important: During my 2 pregnancies has been the ONLY time/s in my life (since starting picking) that I have reduced picking down to an 'acceptable' level, where the urges and picking sessions were greatly reduced and where I have been able to quickly stop myself from picking (if a session ever did start). It is the only time/s that I felt 'free' and that I wasn't living with this horrible illness. So I wish that this could be explored/researched. I don't know if I have the resources to do it but I thought that maybe I could start by simply seeing if other Mums or Mums To Be have had the same/similar experience?? Thankyou for reading!