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Hyperpigmentation

Wear a sun hat outside to limit the effects of hyperpigmentation. Hyperpigmentation, like many of your other pregnancy symptoms, is the result of your pregnancy hormones, namely your increased progesterone and estrogen levels. The extra progesterone and estrogen in your body causes your body to produce more melanin, the substance responsible for the darkening of your skin. Hyperpigmentation is most ... Leer Más »

Dry itchy skin

Dry, itchy skin is a common pregnancy symptom. Dry, itchy skin is a common pregnancy symptom that usually occurs during your second and third trimesters as the result of your stretching skin and the hormonal changes your body is undergoing. You will most likely notice dry and itchy skin around your stomach and breasts where the skin is stretching most, ... Leer Más »

Skin changes during pregnancy

The appearance of the linea nigra is just one of the skin changes you will experience during your pregnancy. During pregnancy your body undergoes a lot of changes and your skin is not immune to these changes. Skin changes are a common symptom of pregnancy and unfortunately some of them cannot be avoided. However, that doesn't mean all hope is ... Leer Más »

Preventing varicose veins

Varicose veins are a pesky pregnancy symptom everyone wants to avoid and the good news is that there are several things you can do to prevent or at least limit the appearance of varicose veins during your pregnancy. What’s even better is that many of these tactics also reduce the likelihood of leg cramps! Walking is a great form of ... Leer Más »

Varicose veins

Varicose veins can be unsightly. Varicose veins are an unfortunate, yet harmless pregnancy symptom several women experience during pregnancy. Varicose veins are swollen veins that form blue or purple bulges near the surface of your skin. During pregnancy varicose veins are usually observed in your legs and sometimes your vulva and usually worsen as your pregnancy progresses. They are caused ... Leer Más »

Avoiding incontinence

During trimester 3 you may not always be able to make it here in time. Incontinence can be a bit embarrassing, though it is a completely normal pregnancy symptom. Here are a few steps you can take to limit incontinence and the embarrassment that accompanies it. Do your daily kegels. You should do these every day from as early as ... Leer Más »

Incontinence

Incontinence can be embarrassing, but it's normal so don't worry. Incontinence is a normal pregnancy symptom some expectant mothers experience during the third trimester of their pregnancy. Incontinence occurs when you sneeze, laugh or jump and a little bit of pee can’t help but escape your bladder. However, there are some steps you can take to avoid this pregnancy symptom ... Leer Más »

Dealing with frequent urination

A growing uterus certainly puts some extra pressure on your bladder. Frequent urination can be quite a nuisance during pregnancy and unfortunately it is a very normal, inevitable pregnancy symptom. However, there is no need to fear, because there are several steps you can take to make it a little bit more bearable. Avoid coffee, tea and alcohol. These drinks ... Leer Más »

Frequent urination

Do you find yourself constantly looking for this sign everywhere you go? Have you found yourself going to the bathroom incessantly since you discovered you were pregnant? Actually, let’s be honest you probably noticed that before you found out you were pregnant as it is one of the first signs of pregnancy. We wish we could tell you that this ... Leer Más »

Avoiding and reducing stretch marks

Embrace your baby bump and all of the changes it brings. Stretch marks are a very difficult pregnancy symptom to avoid and they never disappear 100%. That doesn’t mean you have to worry about them, we think it's best to embrace them. There are also several steps you can take to both avoid and reduce the appearance of stretch marks. ... Leer Más »