Skin in Pregnancy and Post-Partum

The skin in pregnancy and post-partum has unique needs and considerations. It is important that you work with your dermatologist to understand what over-the-counter and prescription products are safe during this time. In addition to knowing what is safe to use on the skin during pregnancy and post-partum there are a number of skin conditions that are unique to the pregnant patient. Included, but not limited to PUPP (Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy), Prurigo of Pregnancy, and Pemphigoid Gestationis. All are important to identify early on as all are easily treated.