Pregnancy health Pregnancy How to avoid stretchmarks Try this selection of oils and creams for the best chance of avoiding stretchmarks during your pregnancy. 1 of Ad break How to avoid stretchmarksMama Mio Tummy Rub Stretch Mark Cream: £22 Voted Best Stretch Mark Cream by mums-to-be, Mama Mio Tummy Rub Stretch Mark Cream is a thick rich belly butter to prevent pregnancy stretch marks and provide relief for itchy pregnant bellies.Use at least once a day and for at least 4 months after giving birth as your tummy shrinks back to size.Available from www.puresha.com How to avoid stretchmarksThis Works Stretchmark Oil £32 for 125mlA gentle massage oil containing aromatherapy oils safe to use during pregnancy. Available from www.puresha.com How to avoid stretchmarksBabybearshop Mama Belly Oil, £20 for 8ozAn organic body oil designed to soothe, moisturise and nourish pregnant skin. You can use it as a rub or pour into the bath. Designed to prepare skin for the big stretch as well as easing the appearance of stretchmarks.Available from www.puresha.com How to avoid stretchmarksSupporting Belly Balm, £15Smooth on this organic, light and lovely Supporting Belly Balm, available exclusively from the Maclaren beginning range for mums-to-be, maclarenbaby.comTry it for free! Maclaren is giving away five beginning sets, worth £60 each. To enter, email email@example.com with your name and address by 21st January 2010. Continue slideshow > How to avoid stretchmarksMama Mio Tummy Rub Stretchmark Oil, £22This non-greasy oil is a super fragrant way to feed your skin with oils including sweet almond, wheatgerm and rosehip.Designed to boost elasticity and beat the itch of stretching skin. Available from www.puresha.com How to avoid stretchmarksMama Mio ER Stretchmark Minimiser, £40Stretchmarks affect more than 50% of adult women, and nothing but surgery will remove them completely. However, you can minimise the effects.This lotion contains lightening agents to help reduce the visibility of blemishes, while skin regenration technology helps your skin heal itself. Available from www.puresha.com How to avoid stretchmarksMi-Amore Oh Baby! Belly Butter, £20 An ultra-rich maternity cream that combines shea, mango and cocoa butter to help increase hydration and elasticity. Specially designed to minimize stretch marks, dryness and itchiness often associated with the skin's growth and expansion during pregnancy. The Mi-Amore range offers organic skincare products made from 100% natural ingredients, and do not contain parabens, chemicals or additives.Famns of the Mi-Amore range include Hollywood A-listers Halle Berry, Salma Hayek, Linda Evangelista and Marcia Cross.Available from DillonGreen.com By Babyexpert.com Last updated on 17 May 2009 Comments Latest on MadeForMums Dad realises he's actually delivered his baby in the car Katherine Heigl takes the perfect new mum nap selfie Is this the most 'celeb' baby name of 2017 (so far)? Can you spot the (hilarious) optical illusion in Olivia Wilde's latest baby photo?