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Will my skin type change after having a baby?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

It is possible for the hormone shifts that come with pregnancy to change your skin type. Acne may develop, or even clear up. Some women notice a return to their normal skin type after pregnancy, but some remain in the new state. A later pregnancy may cause your skin type to change again.

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