Stretch Marks

What I do to prevent them

We’re often told there’s nothing we can do to prevent stretch marks and that they’re genetic.  I definitely don’t agree with this.  Although I agree there is a genetic component to how elastic your skin is, I still believe there is a lot you can do that can help minimize the effect of stretch marks.  Stretch marks occur when your body is growing faster than your skin, causing fibers under the skin to break.  There are things to help minimize this by improving your skins elasticity.  So here are my top tips to prevent stretch marks during pregnancy: