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Im pregnant any good stretch mark preventers?

I am pregnant and i bought this palmers cocobutter lotion and cream. I am pretty small and i am already stretching... any recommendations on other things to prevent stretch marks?

Mon. Mar 13, 10:16am

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I think I've read that each person is prone to stretch marks differently, depending on their types of skin...

However, some of my friends swear by Olive oil or Shea Butter... :-) Just keep things moisturized as much as possible...

Monday, March 13, 2006, 10:25 AM

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I have read that stretch marks are genetic -


Monday, March 13, 2006, 11:56 AM

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I used palmers cocobutter when I was preggo too. My hubby was attment about it, after helping his sister with her first pregnancy.

Here is what I would do.

Get out of the shower and air dry, while i was still slightly damp I would rub coco butter all over the place. When you do this while you are still damp it locks in the moisture. It's a good idea to air dry and then put on loation while still damp with any type of lotion just to lock in the moisture. Anyways, I still ended up with a few strech marks, I think they envitable and it depends on your skin type as well. But I am a firm believer that cocobutter helps!!!!!!!

Good luck!

Monday, March 13, 2006, 2:11 PM

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Nothing you can do but make sure your skin stays hydrated. I love the smell of baby lotion so I put that on my stomach every night before bed. I gained a ton of weight while I was pregnant...looked like I was carrying twins...and got no stretch marks. But I have a friend that only gained 20 pounds her whole pregnancy and had them all over her stomach, breasts and inner thighs. Its all in the genes.

Tuesday, March 14, 2006, 2:26 PM

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