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Easing the itch of stretching skin

Your skin is driest during the winter months, which can be especially difficult when you're pregnant. Your skin is starting to stretch -- a lot. So don't be surprised if dry skin is making you even more uncomfortable than usual. Use plenty of moisturizer at least twice a day.

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Source: Health Online, Inc.

First published: 01/04/2000
Last updated: 10/14/2007

Reviewed by: Michael Slama, MD, Allina Health Mercy Women's Health Clinic