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November 1, 2023

S01 E22 – Pregnancy Acne (And What to Do About It)

S01 E22 – Pregnancy Acne (And What to Do About It)

We often hear that pregnancy is supposed to be the most wonderful time in a woman’s life, but it’s important to recognize that each woman experiences pregnancy and hormonal imbalances in their own unique way, and this aspect is not discussed enough.

In this episode, we dive into the fascinating realm of pregnancy, skincare, and overall well-being for both mom and baby. With a focus on prioritizing health, we explore the connection between fertility and clear skin.We share our personal experience with fertility issues and the challenges we faced during our pregnancies. From severe morning sickness to underlying viral infections, we open up about our struggles and the impact this had on our overall well-being. We also delve into skincare tips for pregnant women, including the importance of a simple routine, avoiding certain ingredients, and the benefits of prenatal-specific facials.

In this week’s episode, we discuss…

  • The surprising causes of acne during pregnancy and how to effectively manage it.
  • How to curb your cravings and navigate food aversions to maintain a healthy and balanced diet during pregnancy.
  • The top skincare and nutrition tips specifically tailored for pregnant women to promote a glowing complexion and overall well-being.
  • Why balanced nutrition is crucial during pregnancy and how it can benefit both you and your baby.
  • The importance of prioritizing self-care during pregnancy and discover practical ways to take care of your skin and body.

Additional Resources

For me, acne is one of the first signs I’m pregnant. I don’t even need to take a test to know I’m pregnant at this point.

Katie Stewart

Key Episode Moments:

  • 00:00:03 – Introduction
  • 00:01:04 – Pregnancy Acne
  • 00:02:10 – Timing of Pregnancy Acne
  • 00:04:06 – Personal Pregnancy Stories
  • 00:07:38 – Post-Pregnancy Acne
  • 00:12:30 – Dealing with Hyperemesis Gravidarum
  • 00:14:36 – Food Aversions and Cravings
  • 00:15:47 – Appreciating the Female Body
  • 00:17:24 – Pregnancy Cravings and Demanding Partners
  • 00:20:07 – Understanding and Managing Cravings
  • 00:24:43 – Importance of Fresh Foods
  • 00:25:48 – Dealing with Food Aversions
  • 00:26:46 – Variety and Rotation in Diet
  • 00:28:03 – Nourishing Your Body During Pregnancy
  • 00:32:45 – Prenatal Probiotics
  • 00:37:21 – Cautions about Retinol and Salicylic Acid
  • 00:38:31 – Vitamin A and its Controversies
  • 00:42:20 – Importance of Balanced Nutrition
  • 00:44:31 – Pregnancy and the Clear Skin Solution
  • 00:46:17 – Final Thoughts
  • 00:49:31 – Annoying guy and self-induced labor
  • 00:49:59 – Competitive partner
  • 00:50:29 – Pregnancy challenges
  • 00:50:59 – Hospital induction
  • 00:51:22 – Conclusion and advice

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Medical Disclaimer: The information provided in these blogs and podcasts is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Consult with a qualified healthcare provider before making any changes to your diet, medications, or lifestyle. Content is not a substitute for professional medical advice or care.

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"After a few months, my skin improved significantly."

Now my skin is completely blemish-free, I don’t even have to wear makeup. I don’t even break out around my cycle. I really owe it to Katie for her knowledge, and guidance during this clear skin journey. Thank you, Katie!!

-Jenyne W.

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I'm grateful for the knowledge, strength and support to get current breakouts under control while my body continues to detox and heal.

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I feel like I didn't know why I would go through good spells before and then terrible breakouts. My energy levels and motivation have also returned. This is all so huge for me.

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"I actually enjoy the look of my face with less make-up."

 I use to wear a lot of powder and concealer to cover the break out areas, as well as to hide my scars. Both my breakouts and scars are lessening in amount and redness!!

-Nicole B.

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