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Itching during pregnancy

Ridhi Doomra
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Itching during pregnancy

Pregnancy is a joyous time, but comes with its own set of unique challenges. All you mommies-to-be need to take extra special care during this crucial time! Your bodies are changing in a way never experienced before, that can often be difficult to understand or cope with. One common pregnancy malaise is itchy skin, which is normal to a small extent, but can be quite harmful if it is severe. Our Proparent blogger Ridhi Doomra shares some facts on itching during pregnancy – what is normal and when to sound the alarm. Read further to know more about– • What causes itching during pregnancy? What parts of your body start itching at different stages of your pregnancy and why? • It is essential to take care of your skin as dry skin makes the itching worse • Why it is important not to ignore severe itching as your pregnancy progresses, and what symptoms to watch out for • How important it is to be careful and proactive, as severe itching can indicate a deeper health issue and lead to sickness, anxiety and depression • Great tips on how to relieve itching during pregnancy - avoid hot showers, use an ice pack or aloe vera gel for relief, wear loose natural fabrics, the best soaps to use while bathing – Read on to find more…


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puloma pandey

| Aug 14, 2017

I agree it's scratching that leaves scratch marks. Instead of scratching we should rub gently with soft cotton cloth.

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