Preventing Pregnancy Stretch Marks!
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Prevent Pregnancy Stretch Marks

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Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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  • 1. Preventing Pregnancy Stretch Marks! Pregnancy stretch marks are considered as natural results of excessive extension of the skin around the abdomen. This typically occurs to help accommodate the growing baby inside the mother’s womb. Initially, the marks start out as red lines that can turn silver over time. In the long run, most of the women find this unsightly. To help you prevent or reduce the appearance of these marks, you have to act early during the course of the pregnancy. This article will help you do this. Balanced Diet First, you need to have a diet that can help nourish your skin to prevent all tips post pregnancy stretch marks. If you are already eating healthy types of food items, you should rest assured that your skin will have much elasticity that it will need to accommodate the growing baby inside your womb. This can help you prevent having stretch marks in the long run. For this • particular concern, you should make sure that you will incorporate the following nutrients into your regular diet: Omega 3 fatty acids. These can help keep the cell membranes healthy. As a result, your skin will have that radiant • glow. Food items that are good sources of these nutrients include the following: oysters, eggs, walnuts, fish oil, and fish. Vitamin A. This can facilitate the repair of the skin tissues. Red bell peppers, squash, mango, sweet potatoes, and • carrots can help you get as much vitamin A as you need for your skin. Vitamin E. This can reinforce the protection for the cell membranes and prevent the development of pregnancy stretch • marks. Collard greens, broccoli, avocados, seeds, and nuts have an abundance of vitamin E. Antioxidants. These can also protect and nourish the skin. Food items with lots of antioxidants are the following: vegetables, fruits, strawberries, blueberries, and spinach. Hydration Speaking of balanced diet, you should also make sure that your body is properly hydrated to prevent the development of white stretch marks. This can help improve the plumpness for your epithelial cells. In the long run, this can help make the skin • healthier and more flexible. These are some of the handy ways that you can drink at least eight glasses of water: Eating fruits and vegetables with high water content. This does not necessarily mean that you should turn them into • juices. You may consume them in salads or eat them raw, to name a few methods. Drinking herbal tea. According to experts, ingesting tea without caffeine can help increase the rate of hydration for • your body and prevent stretch marks. This can also add an interesting twist to drinking plain water everyday. Carrying a water bottle. This works for people who are always on the go. You may simply refill the bottle along the way to make this method less bothersome for you. Exercises Contrary to popular belief, performing some exercises during your pregnancy help prevent the development of stretch marks for your body. This can help improve the elasticity of your skin by increasing the rate of blood circulation for the different skin layers. However, you should simply stick to gentle and low intensity exercises.

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