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How can I prevent stretch marks?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Many women have stretch marks after they deliver. Watch as Dr. Oz discusses options to treat stretch marks in this video.

 

 

Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD
Dermatology

Because genetics is a strong factor, stretch marks are difficult to prevent. Moisturizing the skin and avoiding large weight loss or gain may help. Some women swear by using lubricating oils and ointments on the belly during their pregnancy.

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