Bellybutton or navel pain is a common occurrence during pregnancy and has a variety of potential causes. Possible reasons for experiencing bellybutton pain include skin stretching, pressure from the growing uterus, and umbilical hernias. In this article, learn how to get relief and when to see a doctor.
Acne often develops during pregnancy, and many commercially available treatments contain salicylic acid. Is this acid safe to use during pregnancy? Are there any skin care products to avoid? We provide answers. Also, learn why some pregnant people develop acne, and what tips can help with managing it.
Milk blisters or milk blebs are common and can occur during breast-feeding. They are caused by the way the baby latches onto the breast, which results in a blockage of the nipple pores. There are a range of treatments for milk blebs, many of which can be tried at home. Learn more about remedies for milk blisters here.
Many women experience eczema for the first time during pregnancy, while those who already have eczema may experience an increase or reduction in symptoms. We look at how a woman can safely treat pregnancy eczema and what home remedies may help. We also look at postpartum eczema and how to treat it while breast-feeding.
In this article, learn about the risks of getting a tattoo while pregnant or breast-feeding. How can you identify and prevent an infection?
A new study suggests around 30-50 percent of women who use the acne drug isotretinoin do not adhere to current pregnancy prevention guidelines.
Learn about the common skin conditions that can affect women during pregnancy, including hyperpigmentation, stretch marks and skin tags.
The use of topical corticosteroids by pregnant women does not appear to be associated with pregnancy outcomes including orofacial cleft, low birth weight, preterm delivery, fetal death, low Apgar score and mode of delivery, according to a study by Ching-Chi Chi, M.D., M.M.S., of the Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taiwan, and colleagues...