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Maternity skin care advice and guidance and general pregnancy and post partum related information.


By: Lisa / 1 Comments

Exfoliating Can Help Your Body Absorb Your Products Better

Exfoliating can help your body absorb your products better by allowing the products to penetrate deeper into skin. Dead skin cells sit on top of skin acting as a barrier when we apply our products. Scrubbing the skin cells off removes that barrier.

Prevent Skin Discoloration During Pregnancy
By: Brandy / 3 Comments

Prevent Skin Discoloration During Pregnancy

Many women have skin darkening or discoloration during pregnancy due high hormone levels of estrogen and progesterone. There are many precautions one can take to lessen the appearance of these pigment changes.

By: Betty / 13 Comments

Winter Skin Care

Protect your skin from the harsh effects of winter by taking warm, nt hot showers, using SPF, oatmeal or baking soda baths and getting facials.

By: Brandy / 12 Comments

Breast Milk

Shelf Life-As a new mom, you may find yourself staring at a bottle of breast milk wondering whether or not to toss it. Take yourself out of the guessing game by keeping storage bags, labels, and a permanent marker near the fridge. Here are some guidelines.

By: MaryAnn / 41 Comments

I am 35 weeks into pregnancy and have a really itchy rash on the belly?

This is the most common itchy rash of pregnancy, affecting about 1 in 160 pregnancies. It develops late in the third trimester, tends to stabilize as the pregnancy progresses, and goes away with delivery. The cause is unknown and no increased risk of other conditions has been found in the mother or her baby as a result.

By: Jennifer / 13 Comments

Chocolate and Pregnancy

Researchers at Yale University in New Haven, CT, found that pregnant women who ate more than five servings of chocolate weekly were 40 percent less likely to develop preeclampsia than women who ate chocolate less than once a week. What's more, when the researchers tested cord blood, they found that women with the highest levels of theobromine, a byproduct of chocolate consumption, were nearly 70 percent less likely to develop preeclampsia compared to women with the lowest levels.

By: Samantha / 14 Comments

Safe Excercise Checklist

Once upon a time, pregnant moms were told to keep off their feet and avoid exercise, but today's experts say quite the contrary. "Exercise is great. I recommend it," 'says Sara Duhn, a nurse practitioner in the San Francisco Bay Area with more than 20 years experience. Walking is a good mom-to-be workout, but marathon runners and other fitness fans need not downsize to strolling. Here are a few guidelines to keep in mind:

By: Linda / 14 Comments

What acne treatments can I safely use while I’m pregnant?

If you're wary about putting anything on your face that might endanger your baby, keep it natural and leave your skin as is, knowing it will clear up eventually. Once those hormones stop raging, so will your acne