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August 11, 2016

Some women begin to notice pigmentation changes on their face around this time, including darker patches on the forehead, cheeks, nose and chin. This is commonly known as the ‘mask of pregnancy’ and it generally fades away soon after birth, but it is important to use a high SPF sunscreen as the sun can make the pigment worse. Other skin symptoms include small bruises from broken blood vessels and itchy skin, which is incredibly common due to the stretching of your skin. Baby is beginning to form his permanent teeth buds and the vernix caseosa is forming on her skin to protect her from the amniotic fluid. 

Adapting your beauty routine for your hard-working pregnant body will help you feel good and stay radiant throughout. 

Thinking about heading away for a holiday? There are no official restrictions about flying, but here are some things to think about when planning a trip. 

In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves. – Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn


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