coconut oil during pregnancy

Preventing Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

One of the main worries throughout my pregnancy has been the possibility of getting stretch marks. I know that this is something that comes with carrying a baby, but I have also been determined to lessen the chance as much as possible. According to WebMD, stretch marks occur when your body grows faster than your skin can keep up with, causing the elastic fibers under the surface of the skin to break.This can of course vary among women and the amount of weight that is gained and how quickly weight is put on during pregnancy. I have tried to keep […]

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Benefits of Using Coconut Oil During Pregnancy

With being pregnant the second time around, my husband and I have decided to do things a bit differently this time. Instead of having a hospital birth, we will be having this little one at a birthing center, similiar to the experience of what a home birth would be like. We have also decided not to find out the gender of baby # 2 until they bless us with their presence. I also want to try to be a bit more health conscious of my body this time around, not that I ate terribly with my son but there were some […]

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