More common in first 3 months
Common in pregnancy
May occur due to hormonal changes, increase in blood volume, exertion, hunger, etc.
Weigt gain, hormonaland postural changes are few causes-Practice good posture
Mostly in last months
Develop on skin surface, usually on tummy, upper thighs and breasts
They have been linked to increasing pregnancy hormones and stretching of the tissue under the skin.
Commonly begins second trimester onwards
Call doctor in case of sudden swelling with dizziness or blurred vision, headache