The number one piece of advice I received from friends and family was to “eat whatever I want” or “this is the time to really indulge” and although I definitely didn’t think twice about eating spaghetti and meatless “meatballs” for a week straight when it’s all I was craving at one point, I did notice my energy levels and overall feeling of wellbeing began to decline and eventually developed a chronic candida overgrowth for most of the first trimester.
Paying attention to healthy skincare products - along with diet, movement, and sleep - is what will keep your skin radiant in pregnancy. We all want that pregnancy glow! But we are also up against the very real challenge of growing a healthy baby and all the uncomfortable nuances that can come with that. Soothing and nourishing our skin is one small thing we can focus on with a large payoff.