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Answers to Your Top Skincare Questions

From stretch marks and acne to itchiness and rashes, your skin will go through as many changes during pregnancy as the baby growing inside of you!

On Switching to Organic Products, Or Not: "If you're using a conventional product and it's working, I don't see any reason to switch," says Diane Madfes, M.D., a New York-based dermatologist.

If you decide to go organic, check the ingredients. Stay away from products containing retinols, vitamin A or salicylic acid (often listed as willow bark); all are known to cause birth defects. And if you're evaluating your products on a case-by-case basis, get to know the labels. Here's a rundown on ingredients to avoid.

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