MY PROFILE
Welcome, Guest.
Please sign in or you can click here to register an account for free.
Did not receive activation email?
Email:
Password:

Refer-a-Friend and earn loyalty points!
FORUM NEWS + ANNOUNCEMENTS
[13 Dec] It's Christmas at BrillKids 🎄 Get great discounts at the BrillKids Shop! (More...)

[17 Jan] Looking for WINK TO LEARN coupons? New coupons now available for redemption! (More...)

[22 Jul] More SPEEKEE coupons available at the BrillKids Redemption Center! (More...)

[22 Mar] Important Announcement Regarding License Keys and Usage of BrillKids Products (More...)

[26 Feb] MORE Wink to Learn coupons available at the BrillKids Redemption Center! (More...)

[08 Jun] NEW: Vietnamese Curriculum for Little Reader! (More...)

[15 May] Hello Pal Social Language Learning App Has Launched! (More...)

[3 Mar] Update: Hello Pal now Beta Testing! (What We've Been Up To) (More...)

[11 Feb] Sign up for our Little Reader Vietnamese Beta Testing Program! (Sign ups open until FEB. 15, 2015 ONLY!) (More...)

[26 Jan] More Wink to Learn coupons available at our Redemption Center! (More...)

[18 Nov] Get your Arabic Curriculum for Little Reader! (More...)

[21 Oct] EEECF News: Get 30% Off from Hoffman Academy! (More...)

[22 Sep] The EEECF is now registered in the UN and we now accept donations! (More...)

[13 Aug] The Early Education for Every Child Foundation (EEECF) is now a registered charity on AMAZON SMILE! (More...)

[12 Aug] ALL-NEW Transportation & Traffic Category Pack for Little Reader!(More...)

[21 Jul] Get 10% off our NEW Actions and Motions Category Pack for Little Reader! (More...)

[14 Jul] Get 10% off BrillKids Books! IT'S THE BRILLKIDS SUMMER BOOK SALE! (More...)

[25 Jun] BrillKids store and website now available for viewing in Arabic! (More...)

[09 Jun] Get your Russian Curriculum for Little Reader! 10% off introductory price! (More...)

[09 May] Free Little Reader, Price Changes, and Promotional Discounts! (More...)

[28 Apr] Get BabyPlus Discount Coupons at the BrillKids Coupon Redemption Center (More...)

[13 Mar] Get your FREE Chinese Curriculum Update for Little Reader! (More...)

[20 Feb] FINALLY, introducing our Spanish Curriculum for Little Reader! (More...)

[24 Feb] We're looking for Content Checkers and Testers for our Arabic Curriculum! (More...)

[10 Feb] Volunteer with the Early Education for Every Child Foundation (EEECF) (More...)

[24 Jan] Check out our NEW Thai Curriculum Pack for Little Reader! (More...)

[20 Jan] Get Discounts from BrillKids Product Partners! (More...)

[10 Jan] Introducing our New Category Pack: Exotic & Wild Animals! (More...)

[27 Nov] Sign up for our LR Spanish Beta Testing Program (LIMITED SLOTS ONLY!) (More...)

[19 Dec] Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! NOTE: BrillKids office closed on holidays (More...)

[16 Oct] Announcing the WINNERS of our BrillKids Summer Video Contest 2013! (More...)

[04 Oct] Get Little Reader Touch on your Android device! (More...)

[19 Jul] BrillKids products now available for purchase at our Russian Online Store! (More...)

[31 Jul] BrillKids Video Contest Summer 2013 - Deadline EXTENDED to August 31st! (More...)

[20 Jun] Join the BrillKids Video Contest Summer 2013! (More...)

[17 Jun] India Partners: BrillKids products now once again available in India! (More...)

[22 Apr] Little Reader Touch Version 2 Now Available (More...)

[21 Mar] French Curriculum available now for Little Reader! (More...)

[16 Apr] Spain Partners: BrillKids products now Online in Spain! (More...)

[07 Feb] Update to Little Math Version 2 now! (More...)

[07 Feb] Check out the *NEW* BrillKids Downloads Library! (More...)

[27 Feb] Singapore Partners: BrillKids products now Online in Singapore! (More...)

[20 Feb] Vietnam Partners: BrillKids products now Online in Vietnam! (More...)

[22 Jan] Important: About Sharing License Keys (More...)

[07 Nov] Update to Little Reader v3! (More...)

[19 Oct] We're Looking for Translators for our Little Reader Software (More...)

[15 Oct] More Right Brain Kids coupons available at our Redemption Center! (More...)

[25 Sep] CONTEST: Get A Free Little Musician by helping EEECF reach your friends and colleagues! (More...)

[17 Sep] Give a child the gift of literacy this Christmas: 20,000 children need your help! (More...)

[29 Aug] Little Musician wins Dr. Toy Awards! (More...)

[29 Aug] VIDEOS: Perfect Pitch at 2.5y, and compilation of Little Musician toddlers! (More...)

[09 Aug] Get Soft Mozart Coupons from the Points Redemption Center! (More...)

[03 Aug] Welcome NEW FORUM MODERATORS: Mela Bala, Mandabplus3, Kerileanne99, and Kmum! (More...)

[03 Aug] Winners of the Little Reader Video Contest (Part 5)! (More...)

[25 Jul] Bianca's Story - What happens 10+ years after learning to read as a baby/toddler (More...)

[27 Jun] Updates on our Early Education for Every Child Foundation (EEECF) (More...)

[27 Jun] Join the Little Reader Video Contest (Part 5) (More...)

[04 Jun] Being a Successful Affiliate - Now easier than ever before! (More...)

[18 May] LITTLE MUSICIAN - NOW LAUNCHED! (More...)

[30 Apr] Winners of the Little Reader Video Contest! (More...)

[28 Apr] The Early Education for Every Child Foundation - Help Us Make a Difference (More...)

[20 Apr] Little Reader Curricula on your iPad or iPhone - now possible with iAccess! (More...)

[12 Apr] LITTLE MUSICIAN - now in OPEN BETA TESTING (with a complete curriculum) (More...)

[12 Mar] *NEW* Little Reader Content Packs now available! (More...)

[01 Feb] Join the March 2012 Homeschooling Contest: Create a Monthly Theme Unit! (More...)

[27 Jan] Join the BrillKids Foundation as a Volunteer! (More...)

[20 Jan] BrillKids Featured Parent: Tonya's Teaching Story (More...)

[17 Dec] Dr. Richard Gentry joins the BrillKids Blog Team! (Read Interview on Early Reading) (More...)

[08 Dec] Little Reader Touch promo EXTENDED + Lucky Draw winners (More...)

[01 Dec] Affiliate Success Story - How Elle Made $4,527 in Sales in just 30 days (More...)

[22 Nov] Little Reader Touch now available in the App Store! (More...)

[09 Nov] Winners of the September 2011 Video Contest (More...)

[01 Nov] Another free seminar and updates from Jones Geniuses (More...)

[16 Sep] SPEEKEE is now a BrillKids partner product! Get Speekee coupons at the Coupon Redemption Center! (More...)

[02 Sep] Little Reader Wins Another Two Awards! (Mom's Best Award & TNPC Seal of Approval) (More...)

[05 Aug] Little Reader Deluxe Wins the Tillywig Brain Child Award! (More...)

[28 Jul] LITTLE MUSICIAN beta-testing NOW OPEN! - Sign up here. (More...)

[14 Jul] Little Reader Wins Another Award! (PTPA Seal of Approval) (More...)

[13 Jul] Jones Geniuses FREE Seminars & news of Fall classes (More...)

[30 Jun] Little Reader Wins 2011 Creative Child Awards! (More...)

[11 May] The *NEW* Little Reader Deluxe - now available! (More...)

[06 May] Do you blog about early learning? - Join the BrillKids Blogger Team! (More...)

[21 Apr] Aesop's Fables vol. 2 - *NEW* Storybooks from BrillKids! (More...)

[15 Apr] BrillKids Foundation - Help Us Make a Difference (More...)

[08 Apr] Get READEEZ Discount Coupons at the Forum Shop! (More...)

[06 Apr] The new Parents of Children with Special Needs board is now open! (More...)

[06 Apr] Join the Jones Geniuses online workshop for BrillKids members this April 21st! [FULLY BOOKED] (More...)

[04 Apr] Get TUNE TODDLERS Discount Coupons at the Forum Shop! (More...)

[21 Mar] BrillKids Discount Coupons - Finally Here! (More...)

[21 Mar] BrillKids on Facebook... We've MOVED! (More...)

[15 Mar] Get KINDERBACH Discount Coupons at the Forum Shop! (More...)

[08 Mar] WINNERS OF THE VIDEO CONTEST: You, Your Baby and Little Reader Part 2! (More...)

[07 Mar] Please welcome our NEW FORUM MODERATORS: Skylark, Tanikit, TmS, and TeachingMyToddlers! (More...)

[22 Feb] Do you BLOG? Join the BrillKids Blogger Team! (More...)

[11 Feb] Affiliate Program – Use BrillKids Banners to promote your affiliate link in your blogs and websites! (More...)

[31 Jan] Important: Please Upgrade to Little Reader v2.0 (More...)

[26 Jan] BrillKids Blog - Criticisms of Teaching Your Baby To Read (More...)

[21 Jan] Share your Little Reader Success Story! (More...)

[08 Jan] Little Reader available on the iPad today! (More...)

[17 Dec] Aesop's Fables vol. 1 - New storybooks from BrillKids! (More...)

[13 Dec] Infant Stimulation Cards - New at the BrillKids Store! (More...)

[08 Dec] Christmas Sale: Give the gift of learning with BrillKids! (More...)

[29 Nov] Upgrade to Little Reader 2.0 [BETA] Now! (More...)

[19 Nov] Get Discounts for products from JONES GENIUSES! (More...)

[17 Nov] Join the HOMESCHOOLING CONTEST: Create a Monthly Theme Unit! (More...)

[08 Nov] Piano Wizard Academy Offer - Exclusive to BrillKids Members! (More...)

[23 Oct] Should music be a birthright? Is music education for everyone? (More...)

[20 Oct] Introducing the BrillKids Presentation Binder Set! (More...)

[12 Oct]Get to Know Other BrillKids Parents in Your Area (More...)

[14 Sep] Teaching your kids about music - Why is it important? (More...)

[10 Sep] The new ENCYCLOPEDIC KNOWLEDGE Collaborations board is now open! (More...)

[10 Sep] Meet other BrillKids Members In Your Area! (More...)

[27 Aug] Traditional Chinese Curriculum Add-On Pack for Little Reader - Now Available! (More...)

[20 Aug] Little Reader Chinese Curriculum Add-on pack - Now Available! (More...)

[5 Aug] Take Advantage of our Special Affiliate Program Promotion! (More...)

[3 Aug] Encyclopedic Knowledge Categories for FREE, made by all of us! Please join in! (More...)

[16 Jul] WINNERS OF THE VIDEO CONTEST: You, your baby and Little Reader! (More...)

[24 Jun] Be a BrillKids Affiliate and Get Rewarded! (More...)

[24 Jun] Need help from Native Speakers of SPANISH, RUSSIAN and ARABIC for Little Reader curriculum!

[01 Jun] Deadline for Submission of Entries for the LR Video Contest - Extended Until June 30! (More...)

[19 May] Facebook "LIKE" buttons are now in BrillBaby! (More...)

[25 Mar] Introducing the all new Little Reader Deluxe Kit from BrillKids! (More...)

[18 Mar] More Signing Time Coupons available at our Forum Shop! (More...)

[11 Mar] BrillKids Discount Coupons - Coming Soon! (More...)

[09 Mar] Little Math 1.6 and Semester 2 are now available! (More...)

*

Pages: [1]   Go Down
Author Topic: STRETCH MARKS  (Read 42191 times)
Digg del.icio.us
gigglez
*
Posts: 0
Karma: 1
Baby: 1P
Latest: (Pg)286w 1d



View Profile
« on: January 08, 2013, 03:41:25 AM »

i'm having my first child and I expected not to get stretch marks if I took care of my skin, unfortunately I found a couple of them already (I cried, they look ugly). any recommendations on how to treat them???

Logged
Skylark
*****
Posts: 1818
Karma: 328
Baby: 3
Latest: 5y 1m 17d



View Profile
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2013, 06:54:48 AM »

First,

Congratulations on your pregnancy! What an exciting time!

One thing that I want to mention is that although there are different things you can do to minimize stretch marks, there is also a genetic factor. So some people would get some stretch marks, regardless of what they do or dont do blink

However here is a good news -- after your baby is born many stretch marks would just disappear. Some might stay, but I never had stretch marks stay past 3 months postpartum. None at all! It is more common to see some stretch mark stay and some go though

Things you might consider, which helped me and mommies I worked with:

Eating a high nutrition diet -- high in protein, greens and healthy oils -- it would help with elasticity of your skin ( for oils -- think unrefined coconut oil and avocados -- great for your baby development and great for your skin!!)

Keeping your body hydrated -- drink to thirst, do not limit your water intake

You can use nice massage oil or natural lotion. I made my own which turned to be very effective : coconut oil, raw cacao, shea or mango butter, vitamin E and aloe vera. I added a little vanilla oil to mine for a pleasant smell. I was able to see a real difference after I used it.

Hope these tips help!

« Last Edit: January 08, 2013, 06:56:29 AM by Skylark » Logged


http://livingwithkids.rocks Proud mommy of 3 early learners!
JainaRei
*
Posts: 27
Karma: 13
Baby: 1
Latest: 5y 3m 13d


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2013, 11:18:56 AM »

I second the natural oils. Find some that are high in vitamin E, like apricot kernel oil, but even a cold pressed olive oil is bursting with E's. My tip is to eat fruit and vegetables that contain lots of vitamin C (or take a supplement). Vitamin C is pro collagen. That means its on of the building blocks that your body needs to make collagen ( part of what makes skin elastic). Zinc and magnesium are some of the minerals that the body needs to help the skin be elastic. I highly recommend a nice relaxing soak in a bath with Epsom salts added. It help relax my tired body and also stopped me from getting craps in my legs.

Logged
nissan
*
Posts: 28
Karma: 7



View Profile
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2013, 09:07:20 AM »

Congratulations!

with regards to stretch mark, it varies individually. 

They tends to fade after pregnancy.  New stretch mark usually appears red and become white / paler with times.  Once the stretch mark is there, it is unlikely that it will disappear.  It will fade which made it less visible...

I used Bio oil religiously throughout my pregnancy.  They started to appear during the 3rd trimester....the redness of the marks has now faded 6 months after delivery.



Logged
agnes4eva
*
Posts: 31
Karma: 0
Baby: 2
Latest: 3y 1m 12d



View Profile
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2013, 04:37:53 AM »

rosehip oil has shown to help reduce stretch marks.
of course you can try antioxidants (either applying/massaging or eating) such as vitamin A (betacarotene), C and E. eat fuits like oranges, kiwis and mangosteens.
my colleague takes collagen daily after delivery and it helped her greatly. creams that contains coq10 are worth a try too (coq10 is an antioxidant).

Logged
BTBVEN
**
Posts: 81
Karma: 9




View Profile
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2013, 08:56:34 AM »

Hiya

Second what's already been said about eating well - I would add flaxseed and goji berries to the diet alongside everything that's already been mentioned. Would also suggest to continue exercising - yoga, pilates and swimming are all wonderful. As your pregnancy progresses - swimming really helps in keeping fit and feeling light.

So it's a combination of diet, exercise and skin care that will help reduce stretch marks. They will definitely fade over time. Some of it may also be down to genetics, if your skin is prone to them, then it may not be something that you can avoid but you can certainly reduce.

I drank lots of fresh coconut water through my pregnancy and it helped me a lot. So you may want to try that too, coconut water contains lots of potassium, which is also very good.


Hope you have a fab pregnancy, best of luck.



Logged
sharjeel
*
Posts: 21
Karma: 0



View Profile
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2013, 12:16:44 PM »

congrates,i think it will be cure after baby birth

Logged
MarthaT
****
Posts: 256
Karma: 25
Baby: 1
Latest: 7y 8m 9d



View Profile
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2013, 02:36:04 PM »

Congrats on your child, I used a cream, but can't think of the name of it  LOL

Logged

sarahwill
*
Posts: 7
Karma: 1



View Profile
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2014, 12:45:20 PM »

there are few exercises where you can rely on, try google search it may help you

Logged
anyagujraal
*
Posts: 13
Karma: 1



View Profile
« Reply #9 on: May 01, 2015, 09:55:44 AM »

Try cocoa butter. Hope it really helps you in preventing the stretch marks. Massage the affected area with the cocoa butter two times per day...for few months. ..the marks will get disappeared.

Logged
zhouchunzi
*
Posts: 1
Karma: 0



View Profile
« Reply #10 on: April 24, 2017, 03:52:53 AM »

My wife generally use aloe vera gel also take aloe drinks, the effect is very good, although not completely removed, but the effect must have! Wink

Logged

Superpink
*
Posts: 16
Karma: 0



View Profile
« Reply #11 on: April 24, 2017, 04:31:56 AM »

Congrats on your baby!!

I would recommend Jojoba or Cocoa Butter and Vitamin E pure oil (you can get them in the pharmacy).

Vitamin E is for healing scars. Some moisturizing creams may already have Vitamin E but may only have 2% to 3%. Go for the purest form. Look at the lable and see how pure is the oil.

Best is Cocoa Butter cream. Make sure it is as pure as possible.



You must apply both oils for 3 times a day diligently (for 2 years).  You should see good results!

Eat healing food like more vegetables (you can google more on that).

Of course it is best you apply when you are planning to get pregnant. Then you should not have any scars at all.

Hope that helps!




« Last Edit: April 24, 2017, 05:18:19 AM by Superpink » Logged

The Most Complete Early Learning = www.Brillkids.com + www.Rightbraineducationlibrary.com
MarlenMir
*
Posts: 0
Karma: -1




View Profile
« Reply #12 on: April 28, 2017, 10:41:35 AM »

Aloe vera gel is good for removing them.

Logged
LauraHartsell
*
Posts: 3
Karma: 0



View Profile
« Reply #13 on: July 17, 2017, 09:36:40 AM »

My sister had stretch marks after her pregnancy. She chose the ventouse cellulite. The ventouse cellulite provides benefits by reducing the body fats and stretch marks. Also, Aloe Vera and egg whites are also efficient to remove stretch marks.


Logged
Pages: [1]   Go Up
 
Jump to:  

Recent Threads

by liamrandall, Today at 10:46:11 AM
by Natalkes, Today at 06:34:15 AM
by Lavanyas, Today at 02:19:43 AM
by adam nguyen, December 14, 2017, 05:03:22 AM
by adam nguyen, December 14, 2017, 02:14:25 AM
by Aga Basta, December 13, 2017, 11:03:37 PM
by Kezia, December 13, 2017, 10:08:46 AM
by vvaneesa, December 13, 2017, 09:03:21 AM
by vvaneesa, December 07, 2017, 05:53:34 AM
by Lavanyas, December 04, 2017, 05:42:56 AM
by hoangnguyen, December 04, 2017, 02:08:14 AM
by rizoo, December 01, 2017, 10:00:22 AM
by maweri, November 29, 2017, 10:42:31 PM
by airwolfken, November 29, 2017, 03:58:21 PM
by vvaneesa, November 29, 2017, 07:35:04 AM
Page: 1/4  

Recently Added Files

test - test by airwolfken, Nov. 27, 2017
machines_stroje - machines and cars mostly for building... by Ingrid Neprezradim, Mar. 13, 2017
Musical Instruments with sound and vid - Musical Instruments with sound and video... by diva7, Feb. 27, 2017
Organized Dots 1-100 - Organized dot from 1 - 100 ... by ErrorQ, Aug. 19, 2016
everyday - 11 by Ta Rinyarat, Jun. 08, 2016
vegetables - 44 by Ta Rinyarat, Jun. 08, 2016
Infant Stimulation - Infant Stimulation by Stardust Mom, Apr. 25, 2016
Lá vamos nós de volta da amoreira - Lá vamos nós de volta da amoreira - ca... by person, Apr. 23, 2016
Jesús me ama - Jesus Loves Me - Jesús me ama - un canción para bebes y... by person, Apr. 23, 2016
Page: 1/3  

Members
Stats
  • Total Posts: 104452
  • Total Topics: 16369
  • Online Today: 155
  • Online Ever: 780
  • (October 24, 2012, 11:17:59 PM)
Users Online
  • Users: 0
  • Guests: 102
  • Total: 102

TinyPortal v1.0.5 beta 1© Bloc

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines

Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS! Dilber MC Theme by HarzeM
Home | File Downloads | Search | Members | BrillBaby | BrillKids | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2017 BrillKids Inc. All rights reserved.