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What Stretch Mark Creams Are Safe To Use During Pregnancy
HiI am 34 weeks pregnant. and I recently purchased this cream names Body Merry Stretch mark cream. Is this Safe During Pregnancy? Thanks
Yes: But it is a waste of 25 bucks. The claims are all made up by people selling it. You will get the same result with vaseline or the moisturizer of your choice. Don't be a sucker. ...Read more
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
Is anti itch cream safe to use during pregnancy? Is there a homeopathic remedy that's better for big bites?
Baking Soda: For individual bites a paste made from baking soda and water will stop the itching and is OK to use during pregnancy. Apply the paste directly to the bite area only. For multiple bites you can add a 1/4 cup of baking soda to a luke warm bath to soothe the itching as well. Soak in the bath for up to 15 min then rinse well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do for the stretching marks during pregnancy.. This is my second pregnancy... Is there any cream i can use?
I wouldn't spend $: From my experience, the creams don't work. I've seen women who are super slim prior to pregnancy and gained very little wait have horrible stretch marks, all the while using the expensive creams. And then other women who are obese and gain 70# in their pregnancy who have none. I think stretch marks are primarily genetic, so i don't recommend the creams. If you want to try, likely no harm. ...Read more
Self tanning lotions: Self tanning lotions are fine to use during pregnancy unlike tanning booths which are always harmful to the skin whether pregnant or not. Just make sure to exfoliate very gently prior to applying the self tanning lotion as it tends to concentrate in areas of dry skin buildup. ...Read more
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