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Does Mederma prevent stretch marks?

I know they reduce the appearance of them but just wondering if you could use it while pregnant to prevent them?

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saysmom

Asked by saysmom at 8:13 PM on Apr. 19, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Can't hurt to try but it mainly used for scars.
    older

    Answer by older at 8:14 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • It all depends on the elasticity in your skin. If you don't have much elasticity then there's no way to avoid them. It's all in the genes.
    Renee3K

    Answer by Renee3K at 8:14 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • no
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:17 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • To be honest, NOTHING can prevent stretch marks. However, some creams can help with the skins elasticity in order to help reduce them...

    Almost every mom has them unless they were blessed with better genes... also, some moms who carry around a little extra weight before pregnancy tend to have less due to them having a little more space on them before the baby grows big and starts making more room for itself ♥
    xXShutterflyXx

    Answer by xXShutterflyXx at 8:18 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • i think so
    lovenewborns

    Answer by lovenewborns at 8:47 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • try it and let me know
    proudmom611

    Answer by proudmom611 at 1:33 AM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • It might, but I doubt it. Using cocoa butter can help prevent them if used during pregnancy, but mederma is made for ones that are already there.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:23 AM on Apr. 20, 2011

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