American Academy of Dermatology http://www.aad.org
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists http://www.acog.org
Canadian Dermatology Association http://www.dermatology.ca
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada http://www.sogc.org
Elsaie ML, Baumann LS, Elsaaiee LT. Striae distensae (stretch marks) and different modalities of therapy: an update.
Dermatol Surg. 2009;35(4):563-73.
Changes in your body during pregnancy: second trimester. Family Doctor—American Academy of Family Physicians website. Available at:
http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/pregnancy-newborns/your-body/changes-in-your-body-during-pregnancy-second-trimester.html. Updated October 2015. Accessed August 21, 2017.
Common symptoms, signs and laboratory changes in pregnancy. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at:
http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T114823/Common-symptoms-signs-and-laboratory-changes-in-pregnancy. Updated May 29, 2015. Accessed August 21, 2017.
Stretch marks (striae). New Zealand Dermatological Society DermNet NZ website. Available at:
http://www.dermnetnz.org/dermal-infiltrative/striae.html. Updated June 16, 2014. Accessed August 21, 2017.
Treatments of common complaints in pregnant women. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at:
http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T114465/Treatments-of-common-complaints-in-pregnant-women. Updated February 1, 2016. Accessed August 21, 2017.
This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.
Copyright © 2012 EBSCO Publishing
All rights reserved.
It's time to stop guessing. If you want to make some changes but just aren't sure how, the free personal health survey from LiveWell is a great place to start.
Fight heart disease and prevent heart attacks. HeartSHAPE® is a painless, non-invasive test that checks pictures of your heart for early-stage coronary disease.
How many calories do you need to eat each day to maintain your weight and fuel your physical activity? Enter a few of your stats into this calculator to find out.
Using body mass index as a reference, this calculator determines your ideal body weight range. All you need to do is enter your height.
This tool considers your height and weight to assess your weight status.
Wellmont Nurse Connection is your resource for valuable health information any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Speak to a Nurse any time, day or night, at (423) 723-6877 or toll-free at 1-877-230-NURSE.
You clicked on a link that will cause you to leave myWellmont.
For security purposes you will be signed out.