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Lotion For Stretch Marks During Pregnancy
Do lotions help to avoid stretch marks during pregnancy? Some women swear by them and some don't. I've read that it's a genetic thing. What does work?
Probably not.: Keeping your skin hydrated is always a good thing, but it's no guarantee that you will avoid stretch marks. For every product that people swear works like a miracle, you'll find others posting that the same cream didn't work. Whether you choose to use lotions/creams or not, remember that stretch marks are a proof that you brought new life into this world, and thus are a badge of honor. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
The wt gain problem: Avoid excessive/rapid wt gain and minimize long hot shower/bath, minimize use of body washes/scrubbing, use of humidifer in winter/cold season, and minimize use of meds if not needed. Applying moisturing lotion such as aquaphor 2-3x/day, especially after shower/bath--soft skin stretches better. If not adequate, consult doc as u may need prescription meds. Congrats on the pregnancy and good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is the use of flat iron spray w/argon oil and and lotion for stretch marks w/vite, collagen, cocoa butter safe during pregnancy? Many prods w/alcohol
Yes, however...: All of these should be quite safe. Alcohol should not be significantly absorbed into your skin, certainly not enough to harm your baby. However, some skin products do contain chemicals that can harm fetuses. Visit http://www.Ewg.Org/skindeep/ to check these products (it does mention moderate hazard of flat iron spray due to allergy potential but it has low developmental ; reproductive toxicity). ...Read more
It is safe to use body soap like Dove, and dove lotion during pregnancy? I don't know what kind of soap safe for pregnant women. Please advise thank
Is vaseline healthy white lotion safe during pregnancy. ..as m 6 mnths pregnant. ...and using it since starting. ..
Lotion in pregnancy: There are many options to choose from including: baby oil, olive oil, crisco oil, eucerin, cetaphil, etc. ...Read more
Hi doctor, any recommended lotion for body during pregnancy?Is it safe to use body butter for whole body?
Anything you want: Skin lotions won't hurt your baby.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe to use Aveeno skin relief24 hr moisturizing lotion with dimethicone skin protectant during pregnancy ?
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