During pregnancy, some expectant mothers forsake the skin care routines that are used to enhance their beauty and health. This happens for a few reasons.
- One, the excitement about and focus on the baby makes them focus on preparing for the baby’s entry into the world, which is obviously understandable.
- Two, the stress of dealing with work issues while being pregnant and preparing for maternity leave overwhelms them.
- Three, the expectations of others who think the mother should be ready for every celebratory pregnancy gathering becomes time-consuming.
Enough of the others!
If you are an expectant mother, put your pregnancy skin care first. Help yourself first to gain the strength to help others, including your baby. One way you can do that is through a personalized pregnancy skin care routine. It allows you to care for your skin by addressing the changes to your skin when expecting a brand-new life.
It is the ultimate form of self-care.
Self-Care Enables You to Care for Others
The philosophy that beauty and health fortify each other is one that expectant mothers must keep in mind. It should become a mantra. Good health calms your body, the body that nourishes your baby. It also keeps you motivated to stay healthy, which means you look and feel your best.
A foundation of that self-care should consist of skin care because hormone fluctuations during pregnancy will cause skin changes. Sometimes the changes might make you feel irritated and less than confident. There is no reason to allow that feeling to continue.
Pregnancy Skin Care Treatments
During pregnancy, acne, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, and even bacterial and viral infections can occur. A good skin-care routine can help to lessen, prevent, and treat these conditions. A dermatologist can help to combat these skin conditions with prescription medication, topical creams, and UVB phototherapy.
Facials Will Feel So Good
It never hurts to get regular skin-care treatments such as a facial. This helps relax you by giving you something to look forward to as well as something to enjoy when the day for your appointment arrives. As long as you avoid harsher skin treatments like a chemical peel while pregnant, a gentle facial will help enhance your pregnancy glow while making your skin love the attention it needs.
Taking care of yourself helps combat high blood pressure, too, because as long as you are eating well and following your OB/GYN’s care guidelines, something like a facial is really going to feel like such a wonderful treat. Stress elevates blood pressure. Being pregnant is hard work, and you deserve to relax in order to ensure your health and, thus, your natural beauty.
Contact Bucay Center for Dermatology and Aesthetics to About Pregnancy Skin Care
Bucay Center for Dermatology and Aesthetics in San Antonio, Texas, helps expectant mothers with their skin-care routines. Contact us for a consultation: We have two locations: One in La Casita at 210.692.3000 and one in Sonterra/Stone Oak at 210.370.9995. You can visit our website for information: www.drvivianbucay.com.
We look forward to helping you manage your skin care during this special time in your life!