• Week 19: The “WTF Is Up With My Skin” Phase

    21 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    MIND
    It's normal to experience body image issues while pregnant. Between all the changes and hormone shifts, looking in the mirror and grimacing is a routine habit for many moms. It's perfectly normal to feel off, but if it's making you feel regularly depressed, make sure to tap into your support network. Exercise and pamper yourself. Therapy helps, too. And remember, pregnancy really is temporary. Really.
    BODY
    This part of pregnancy could easily be renamed the “WTF Is Up With My Skin?” phase. Estrogen can make your palms red and darken your nipples, arm pits and lady bits. You might even...
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