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Why Is My Skin More Dry Since Giving Birth
Dehydration: If you are nursing (breast feeding) then you'll have increased water intake needs. During my wife's pregnancy we used to use a 5-gallon bottle of delivered water (you don't necessarily need special water, but it helps for this analogy) every 2 weeks. After she delivered and was nursing, we used 3 of those bottles every 2 weeks! dehydration can lead to dry skin. There are also hormone shifts! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After giving birth I realised that the skin around my fingers are always veri dry and flaking off, what should I do?
Diapers: It is possible that washing your hands frequently for diaper changes, or the diapers, is causing this. (i assume you are doing this now!) you can start with moisturizers like eucerin, wear gloves after you apply it at night, to see if that will help first. If not, then see you doctor to see about other treatments. And, congratulations of the new baby! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise, nutrition: Skin contains elastin which allows it to stretch and then tighten like a rubberband. Most women are disappointed to learn that this can take up to 12 weeks after having their baby. The two most important things in reclaiming your pre-pregnancy look are regular exercise and healthful nutrition. A good moisturizer should be applied regularly. ...Read more
Over a yr since giving birth and it still looks like i hv a mustache. Is it just darker skin or actually hair? If it hasn't gone by now, will it ever?
I have an albino child, can he be treated to have normal skin, hair and eyes? How can I possibly avoid giving birth to another albino?
Stinging pain around my incision.Had C-section last feb7.I don't have this kind of pain earlier after giving birth.My incision is already dry.What todo?
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