A 27-year-old female asked:
will applying olive oil on belly during pregnancy prevent stretch marks? any other natural remedy?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jeff Livingston answered
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Stretch marks in pregnancy are mostly genetic. Moisturizing the skin can help keep it healthy but your genes are the most important factor. Olive oil will not help any more than normal lotion
Answered on Jun 8, 2014
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