Care of Nails, Hair and Skin during Pregnancy

I tend to have very weak nails that grow very slowly. However, when I got pregnant, I realised that my nails were growing at a much faster rate, my hair was looking thicker and more lustrous. However, as the pregnancy progressed, I noticed that though my nails were growing, they were also becoming weak and brittle. My doctor advised me to up by calcium intake by taking more milk and soon my nails were strong and healthy. Read on to find out how to care for your nails during pregnancy.

 

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