Early Pregnancy Symptoms - Complexion Changes
Complexion changes are the bane of many pregnant women! You might notice your skin breaks out in spots as a result of all the pregnancy hormones coursing through your body but this often settles down by the second trimester!
Any moles or liver spots may also darken due to increased skin pigmentation. If this is the case for you, use a good sunblock when you are outdoors as the pigmentation can get worse if exposed to sunlight.
Some women find that spotty skin calms down if they change from their usual cleansers or soaps;others find dietary changes useful. In most cases, after the first few weeks of pregnancy and once the hormones have settled a little, things improve.
Whilst changes in your complexion may be irritating they are a perfectly normal symptom of early pregnancy. However, if your skin gets particularly sensitive or spotty, have a chat with your GP who may be able to prescribe suitable medication.
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