Answer: Hi dear, Strechmarks are due to streching of stomach skin due to growing baby. You can also get strechmarks anywhere in body like,shoulders,legs thighs etc.more water retention and increase body weight makes the skin strech and thus the strech marks.they are mostly itchy and scaly.they also turn pinkish or reddish. You should have taken precautions by end of second trimester by applying oil and lotions. Now at this stage you can still moisturize the area with coocoa butter or coconut oil. Never scratch it with nails.to sooth it can apply aloe Vera gel there. Basically keep the skin well hydrated by drinking lots of water and applying moisturizer. Bio oil can also be effective in keeping the area hydrated. If it itches ,use a clean soft cotton cloth to rub.Also refer the healofy app for daily updates on baby development and growth,as well as pregnancy care.it also gives you enormous info on post delivery baby care and diet.donot miss out!
Answer: Hello dear... Stretch marks can occur due to stretching of muscles,and it is common during pregnancy For this you have to take care of stretch mark during pregnancy itself is a good option, apply baby lotion on tummy,during night time, will gradually decrease itching in your bump You massage coconut oil in your stretch mark will help,coconut oil act as a natural moisturizer too... You can also apply Aloe vera gel, it will also be effective Applying Coco butter on stretch mark will do miracles in get rid of them. You can gradually apply coconut butter on your marks. Stretch mark serum are also available from in all drug stores, it proven to give better results. It also makes skin soft and supple