31 weeks pregnant mother

Question: If i scratch on itching will it harm the baby

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Answer: Hello!! No, don't worry the baby is in a protective environment and your itching or scratching will not harm. As for the scratching, please avoid doing so as it will worsen the the skin condition. Please apply oil to the area always to help to keep it moisturised and in turn it will avoid the scratch. Take care
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