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How can I manage stretch marks while i'm pregnant?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Not much

It is largely a genetic thing.
Some women get them and some do not. They are caused by rapid expansion of skin.

In brief: Not much

It is largely a genetic thing.
Some women get them and some do not. They are caused by rapid expansion of skin.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Jennifer Haley
Dermatology

In brief: Worth a try

Can't guarantee it as stretch marks are related to genetics, hormones, and how fast your skin expands but it is worth trying bio-oil.
You can get it otc for under $10. Also, watch your weight gain - about 25 lbs your entire pregnancy. You really only need a few hundred extra calories a day and much more nutrition so pick healthy, colorful, organic foods and not junk.

In brief: Worth a try

Can't guarantee it as stretch marks are related to genetics, hormones, and how fast your skin expands but it is worth trying bio-oil.
You can get it otc for under $10. Also, watch your weight gain - about 25 lbs your entire pregnancy. You really only need a few hundred extra calories a day and much more nutrition so pick healthy, colorful, organic foods and not junk.
Dr. Jennifer Haley
Dr. Jennifer Haley
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