Blemishes during pregnancy

Lisa Eldridge
Lisa Eldridge, beauty guru

(You’re right. She is blemish and pregnancy free. Maybe not the best example!)

During my first pregnancy, one of the nurses I work with on Labor and Delivery came up to me and said “you must be having a girl because you look ugly”. Direct quote.  Yes, I had a few blemishes here and there but nothing that wasn’t corrected by some great concealer.

And I already knew I was having a boy … so I think she was incorrect (and rude!) on a few accounts.

So there are 2 questions to be answered here:
1. What was she talking about? Why would having a girl make me ugly?
2. How can we treat our misbehaving skin during pregnancy? What remedies are safe to use?

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