Quick tips for healthy motherhood
To maintain healthy and beautiful skin during and post pregnancy, you may need to reconsider your skincare routine. It is necessary to protect your skin with natural lotions, cream and massage oils to sustain natural glow of your skin, says an expert. Here are some tips on pregnancy skin care.
DRY AND ITCHY SKIN:
As the body stretches to make way for the little one, skin needs to be soothed and comforted. The get relief from the dryness and itchiness is to keep the skin moisturised at all times. A soothing body butter that contains rich cocoa butter smoothens dry skin and provide long-lasting moisturisation.
During pregnancy, in addition to stretching of the skin, sweat may contribute to itchy, pregnancy rashes that commonly appear on the abdomen, and spreads to legs, feet, arms and chest. Using an anti-rash cream, infused with the power of herbs and specially made for mothers, will help soothe the itching skin, and provide moisture, making for a more comfortable pregnancy.
A daily massage during postpartum care routine offers relief from pain and fatigue and helps in restoring strength. It helps improve blood circulation and tones and relaxes muscles. Gentle strokes using massage oil with a delightfully delicate lavender fragrance containing a soothing blend of sesame oil, winter cherry, and country mallow can be healing and relaxing. It relieves stress and promotes sleep.
Improper breast-feeding could lead to pain, due to sore cracked and bleeding nipples. Two in ten mothers have sore and cracked nipples that can affect milk production. New mothers may use a n ipple cream that contains Kokum butter, a natural healer that moisturize and heal nipples.