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What will reduce my chance of getting stretch marks during pregnancy?
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Good diet
"stretch marks" are not strictly mechanical.
They are really metabolic in character and often appear in obesity. A good natural food diet and some vitamin supplements help. The largest organ in the body is the skin. Thus it needs to be fed properly like all the other body organs.Ask your ob/gyn.

In brief: Good diet
"stretch marks" are not strictly mechanical.
They are really metabolic in character and often appear in obesity. A good natural food diet and some vitamin supplements help. The largest organ in the body is the skin. Thus it needs to be fed properly like all the other body organs.Ask your ob/gyn.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. Ron Eaker
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Possible
There are a number of factors that influence stretch marks.
Some may be the amount of weight you gain, the natural state of your skin (dry versus oily) and genetic factors. Try to keep the skin lubricated, eat healthy, take your vitamins, and watch your weight gain.

In brief: Possible
There are a number of factors that influence stretch marks.
Some may be the amount of weight you gain, the natural state of your skin (dry versus oily) and genetic factors. Try to keep the skin lubricated, eat healthy, take your vitamins, and watch your weight gain.
Dr. Ron Eaker
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Moisture......
Stretch marks affect as many as 90% of all women.
If your mother had stretch marks, you will probably get them as well. Avoid rapid weight gain or loss. Eat a healthy diet. Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize. Use a product with high concentrations of shea or cocoa butter, and massage it in 3-4 times a day. If you do get stretch marks, get treatment early for best results.

In brief: Moisture......
Stretch marks affect as many as 90% of all women.
If your mother had stretch marks, you will probably get them as well. Avoid rapid weight gain or loss. Eat a healthy diet. Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize. Use a product with high concentrations of shea or cocoa butter, and massage it in 3-4 times a day. If you do get stretch marks, get treatment early for best results.
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