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dry skin, belly itches!

So I put lotion on my belly every day and night and I rub coconut oil on it every now and then as well but I still keep getting dry patches mainly around my belly button that itch really bad. I'm 24 weeks 4 days and want to get it taken care of before I start getting bigger! Not sure what else I can try so I'd love some suggestions!
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I'm a second time mom have you ever seen or heard about the Vaseline spray ? Helps a lot. Cocoa butter doesnt help Much
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Never heard of it but I'll give it a try!
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Other than lotion, I also switched from using regular soap to baby soap. They make baby soap bars and liquid wash and I started using the Johnson baby bar soap with lotion in it. Also not having the water too hot when I shower or taking long baths.
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I definitely want to try baby soap, my skin has become very sensitive since I've been pregnant and I've been thinking about getting baby soap for myself
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You might have an allergy to a particular lotion or wash your using.
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I've thought About that. I have unscented lotion but it wasn't working at all but I think it might even be my soap, I didn't buy it my MIL got it for me and it has a really strong smell so it could be drying out my skin. I have had issues with lotions and perfumes since before I got pregnant
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Try Baby Oil I Had The Same Problem And It Helps And I Don't Have One Stretch Mark
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Bio-oil is really good too. Been using it since my 2nd trimester. In my 3rd (due date passed by Sunday) & have not one stretch mark and my belly is really soft & moisturized
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I have some baby oil I've been using when my boyfriend gives me back massages I'll try rubbing it on my belly too and I've heard of bio-oil but not sure where to get it so I'll check it out if baby oil isn't doing the trick. Thanks ladies.
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