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How to Soothe Eczema during Pregnancy

Posted: February 18th, 2019

It’s an itchy little world! Pregnancy can affect a woman’s body in several ways, but did you know that many experience eczema during pregnancy? With an overflow of hormones and body changes, it’s common to have Eczema creep up. The following are tips to soothe Eczema during pregnancy.

Moisturize

If you are suffering from Eczema while pregnant, then the first step is to keep your skin moisturized during your flare-up. This gives the skin proper time to heal by providing moisture to your sensitive & dry skin. A Soothing skin cream that is fragrance free, gentle and contains simple & natural ingredients is best.

Manage your Stress

To help relieve your Eczema, it’s important to keep your stress level low. Keep in mind that stress can increase your chances of having an Eczema flare-up.

Eating Well

If you are not eating well or consuming foods that are actually aggravating your Eczema, then you might want to think about changing your diet, but only do so under a Doctor’s care. Many people who suffer with Eczema have been able to help clear their Eczema through diet changes and eliminating foods that activate their Eczema. We know that pregnancy brings on food cravings that can make dietary changes challenging. Remember, before making any changes to your diet, consult a physician to make certain the changes are appropriate for you and your baby.

In conclusion, when Eczema flares up during pregnancy and after giving birth, a woman should keep their skin moisturized, try be free from stress as possible, and always try to eat healthy.