Q: Is it safe to use cocoa butter during pregnancy on my stretch marks?
A: Using all natural, organic cocoa butter should generally be a safe substance to apply to the skin. Other methods for helping along the health and resiliency of the skin during pregnancy include applying olive oil or almond oil to the affected areas or mixing ten drops of the essential oil of lavender with an ounce of wheat germ oil and applying that. Consult with an Ayurvedic practitioner or even an OBGYN with a knowledge of holistic modalities when determining the ideal methods for resolving the scarring involved with stretch marks.
To learn more about Ayurvedic practitioners, you can go to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.