Ways To Prevent Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

Stretch marks are normal part of pregnancy and most women’s get these marks on their abdomens and breasts. These stretch marks are caused due to the weight gain and rapid growth that expands the skin.

Having a baby is a wonderful experience but this is the period when your skin becomes oilier or drier. This causes acne or you may feel like itching all over, resulting these stretch marks. There are many steps that can be followed to prevent stretch marks during pregnancy.

You should try and eat food that is rich in vitamin A, E and C, they act like scar reducer and thus prevent stretch marks. Orange, grapefruits, spinach, sweet potato, beans etc are some Vitamin rich food. You should also add food like whole grain, pepper and green leafy vegetables as they contain zinc which does wonders for your skin.

Rosehip seed oil is clinically proven effective to reduce stretch marks. It has to be applied tropically and taken internally as well. You also need to pamper your skin by moisturizing it regularly. There are natural oils which are available to fight against stretch marks during pregnancy. It is very important that you stay hydrated, and maintain your firmness to reduce the chances of having stretch marks.

Cocoa butter is an old remedy which has been used for ages and it is said that just by rubbing it on your skin can help you avoid or lessen the impact of stretch marks. You can also have a massage of coconut almond or sesame oil which acts as an agent in preventing stretch marks. You should also try and stay as active as possible to combat stretch marks.

This is the stage when your body undergoes some changes and it does not mean that you need to sit down in a pool of sorrow. This is the time when you should do some light aerobics or any, body moving exercises under the training of some health care provider. Walking is also a good exercise during pregnancy which helps in circulating water properly throughout your body and allows your skin tissues to receive perfect nutrition to maintain firmness and prevent stretch marks.

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