Don't Let the Marks on your Body Define You!

Dr. Michele Brown OB/GYN
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In the past few weeks, many of you have written me asking if I could focus a few blogs on maintaining beauty during pregnancy. I completely understand. We are embarking on the holiday season, and while your concerns about how to stay healthy during pregnancy are tremendously important… we women also want to stay beautiful on the outside, while we grow a healthy baby on the inside.

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with wanting to remain attractive so, today, I am writing about stretch marks… one of those pesky skin conditions that may be avoided, or at least minimized, with proper care.

What Causes Stretch Marks?
Stretch marks are caused by the breakage of skin proteins during the rapid expansion of the skin during pregnancy. Stretch marks can appear on the abdomen, hips, breast, thighs, and underarms. Once formed, stretch marks - - READ MORE

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