Tips To Prevent Pregnancy Stretch Marks

Pregnancy stretch marks are one of the main concerns for women who are planning their pregnancy. These pregnancy stretch marks look very embarrassing after you are through with your pregnancy and get busy with your newborn baby. It’s always better and advisable to take care and prevent pregnancy stretch marks from the very beginning of your pregnancy.



Tips To Prevent Pregnancy Stretch Marks:   

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Use sandalwood paste on your stomach during pregnancy. Sandalwood paste is known to prevent skin from stretching a lot during pregnancy.

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During pregnancy, massage cocoa butter twice a day on your stomach, hips and breasts. Cocoa butter is known to be an effective remedy to prevent pregnancy stretch marks. Diet during pregnancy has a lot to do not only for the health of mother and child but what you eat during pregnancy also help to prevent stretch marks. A balanced diet which includes adequate amount of Vitamin A, C, and E found in fish liver oils, vegetables, fruits, eggs and beans keeps the skin healthy and supple and heals and prevents pregnancy stretch marks.

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Aloe Vera gel is also useful to prevent pregnancy stretch marks. Apply Aloe Vera gel on your stomach during pregnancy which will ensure that you don’t get stretch marks after childbirth.

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Mix equal amounts of calendula oil and wheat germ oil and apply the mixture on your stomach breasts and hips. This will protect you from getting pregnancy stretch marks after your baby is born.

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Massage lightly with olive oil on your stretch marks until you start seeing the difference. Castor oil, almond oil, avocado oil, and vitamin E oil can also be used in place of olive oil. You will definitely feel the difference within a short period of time.

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Drink plenty of water. Proper hydration will maintain the elasticity of skin which will in turn help keep the collagen production at normal levels and prevent the pregnancy stretch marks.

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Indulge yourself in a moderate health and fitness regime in consultation with your physician during pregnancy. Exercise during pregnancy keeps your muscle toned up and this will prevent pregnancy stretch marks.

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Try not to put on excessive weight during pregnancy. Since being overweight increase the chances of getting stretch marks. Watch your diet and do follow a moderate fitness regime which will help not only to maintain yourself fit and healthy but would also help to prevent stretch marks.

Follow the above tips and you will save yourself from getting the pregnancy stretch marks. But in case you get stretch marks even after taking care, don’t be disappointed, over a period of time they will convert into small lines and gradually fade off. Congratulations on your pregnancy for you will be delivering your bundle of joy and will be a proud mother. Our best wishes are with you for having a healthy baby.

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35 comments on “Tips To Prevent Pregnancy Stretch Marks
  1. Mrav says:

    Good and valuable tips to prevent pregnancy stretch marks.

  2. Juliet says:

    Stretch marks appear when the middle layer of the skin (the dermis) breaks and the skin losses it’s elastic quality. I’ve suffered the embarrassment of my stretch marks for a while after my pregnancy.
    I looked for a solution to this problem but nothing seemed to work for me, I’ve tried ointments, creams and a lot of other false products that just didn’t deliver what they had promised.
    One day I came across this article and the product recommended on it was the one that got the job done! And you can even try it for a month for free.
    I finally got rid of my stretch marks and I am happier than ever : )

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  8. acai berry side effects says:

    Cocoa butter completelysaved my fiancefrom stretch marks. It wouldn’t have made a big deal to me, but I know she would have been very self-conscious.

    • RJSKOCHHAR says:

      I understand your point mate. It’s always better to take preventive measures to prevent stretch marks than to feel embarrassed and self conscious latter.

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  13. Stretch Mark Removal says:

    All the help we can get the better! These treatments sound promising. I’ve had several laser treatments on my stretch marks. After five treatments I do see a major difference in my skin. There is hope for us women yet.
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    Unwanted stretch marks can be very annoying and embarrassing, but I know of a technique that produces great results.

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    Wild musk rose oil helps also to reduce stretch marks.

  16. Stretch Mark says:

    This issue was greatly feared by all women. Thank you for discussing about this.
    I find your article very useful for us that have same problems.

    • RJSKOCHHAR says:

      Women have the right to have the right information to deal with such conditions at the right time. My endeavour is to provide as much useful information as possible to the readers of the blog.
      Thanks for reading and putting your comment.

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  18. Janice says:

    I dont agree when pregnant person prevents stretch mark on their tummy, most of the result are some complications of the babies since chemicals on the products absorbs on the body can damaged some cells and tissues on the womb.
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  19. Darlene says:

    Great article. Very informative site! It really helps among women who are trying their best to prevent stretch marks during pregnancy. Thank you so much for this wonderful site. More power to your site!
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