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Mothers-to-be consider Shielding Lotions for relief from skin disorders during pregnancy
Women can minimize effects of common skin disorders resulting from pregnancy


"Expecting a first child is one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life, and taking basic preventative skin care measures, such as the use of shielding lotions, can help minimize or prevent the effects of common skin disorders resulting from pregnancy-induced changes to her body.

According to the March of Dimes, common skin conditions plaguing a woman during her nine months of gestation range from improved or worsened acne; flare-ups in existing eczema and psoriasis; bluish discoloration or blotchy skin in the legs; bhloasma - the "mask of pregnancy" or melasma - "glowing" skin from increased blood flow and skin oils; itchiness and dry skin; stretch marks; dark line on the belly; changes in fingernail or toenail growth and appearance; puffiness; rashes, red or itchy palms from increases in the hormone estrogen; skin tags, spider veins; and darkening skin...
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