Pregnancy Concerns

Skin Changes

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Why This Happens

Your skin may appear darkened or blotchy on your face, breasts and abdomen. This is due to the high hormone levels. Some experts feel this is normal, others believe it may signal nutritional deficits.

Some Women Have Tried...

  • Avoid spending time in the sun, which makes the blotches darker and more pronounced.
  • Check your diet for adequate levels of folic acid.
  • The blotches will go away after your baby is born, but if they bother you cover them with a concealer.