Pregnancy changes your body in many ways. You can expect everything from varicose veins to dark spots and even acne to pop up during your nine months of pregnancy. But there are some positives, too. The surge in hormones can change the way your hair and skin look, giving you fuller lips, a visible glow, and thicker hair. The glow comes from an increase in blood volume, estrogen, and progesterone.
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You want your belly to be big and beautiful, but you don't want it to be so large that posing and holding different positions for any length of time becomes taxing. Professional photographer Mariah Milan Dagupion suggests taking photos right around 30 weeks. That's when your belly gets really round, she says, but it's not too heavy yet. Of course each pregnancy and pregnant belly is different so use your own stamina as a guide.
The Science of 'Pregnancy Glow' and 5 Other Beauty Benefits of Being Pregnant
Expectant moms are famous for that "glow," but as your pregnancy progresses you'll probably start noticing more than just a rosy complexion. Increased blood flow and surging hormones are responsible for a bevy of beauty changes — good and bad — to your pregnant bod. We've got the scoop on what you can expect, from head to toe. You'd be hard-pressed to find a mama-to-be who isn't concerned about stretch marks. During pregnancy they usually appear on areas that are prone to rapid stretching and weight gain, such as the belly, breasts, and thighs.
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