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Preventing Stretch Marks
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Preventing Stretch Marks

I have attempted to use Cocoa Butter, but ended up breaking out in a very itchy rash all over my belly.  My skin has always been very sensitive, and have always had problems with Eczema.  I was just wondering if anyone had any suggestions on another Cream or Lotion I could use.  Thanks!
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Eurcerin Original Lotion is the most hypoallergenic and non-toxic.  Lubriderm Original is also good, but some of the ingredients are debatable.  Try Eucerin . . . A lot of the natural stuff is great, toxin-wise, but it has a higher probability of skin reactions.
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pure shea butter is good. you can get it at walmart and get it with sent or without. you prob need the one with out
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If you want to scratch its okay since scratching doesn't cause stretch marks. Basically you get stretch marks or you don't and its based on your genes. I got a horrible rash during my pregnancy called PUPPP and I gave in and scratched so hard that I made myself bleed sometimes and I barely got any stretch markseven though I scratched all over. What you might want to try is washing 3-4 times a day with a non-scented soap. I tried everything to clear up my rash and nothing worked except to use ivory soap. It didn't make it go completely away but it did make the itching a lot easier to deal with.
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omg i thought it was just me i used the co co butter and i started getting a rash all over my tummy..i thought it was my soap
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I have been using Udderly Smooth. It is a really good moisturizer for your skin. You can find it at Wal-Mart. But ya, you can't really prevent stretch marks. Which sucks!
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Try using palmers cocoa butter lotion.  I have sensitive skin as well and I can use it without any problems.  I also use a moisurizing soap like dove or caress.  I try hard to avoid as many stretch marks as I can.  Im 33 weeks with my 5 baby and have not gotten any marks until my 4 son.  I did not put the lotion on like I did with my first three and ended up with minimial marks around my belly button.  Good luck..
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Eurcerin Original Lotion


^ I think I'll try that hopefully I can find it.
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i use curel maternity cream and it has worked like a charm :-)
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