How do I cleanse my skin during pregnancy?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
It's important to recognize that your skin can undergo certain changes during pregnancy, so you may want to alter your usual cleansing routine. For instance, many women notice that their skin begins to feel itchy during pregnancy. That's normal and nothing to worry about. Switching to an unscented non-soap body cleanser may help to relieve the itchiness. If you have concerns about other changes in your skin during pregnancy, consult a dermatologist. 

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