Pregnant women should apply sunscreen, as their skin may be
more sensitive. All sunscreen products will be safe for pregnant women;
however, doctors will attest whether the components are safe for pregnant women
Pregnant women may have increasing sensitivity to sunlight
and can get sunburn more easily.
Is it safe for
pregnant women to use sunscreen?
should apply sunscreen, as their skin may be more sensitive.
Sunscreen can be used by pregnant women. Women should apply
sunscreen regularly for permanent coverage. It’s advisable that women use
sunscreen having at least 40 SPF.
Along with applying sunscreen, pregnant women can apply
other precautions to prevent sunburn. Pregnant women should limit their time in
the sun and wear protective clothes such as hats when going out.
should limit their time in the sun and wear protective clothes such as hats
when going out.
Methods to take when getting sunburn
Pregnant women getting sunburn may use typical therapeutic
methods such as aloe vera gel, lotions or oatmeal bath. You shouldn’t use lidocaine
or other traditional medications without consulting your doctor first.
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Exposing yourself under sunlight can cause melasma or
freckles, which is a condition that forehead, upper chin and upper lip of
pregnant women turn brown. This condition will vanish after delivery. Avoiding
exposing yourself to the sunlight and using sunscreen regularly can stop this.