- Taking collagen supplements can be helpful during pregnancy and postpartum. Pregnant or breasfeeding women can experience brittle hair and even hair loss, so collagen can help restore hair back to health.
- As the baby grows more and more pressure is put on your joints. Collagen peptides promote joint health by helping to repair joint matrix degeneration and improve long-term joint comfort and mobility, as well as helping to restore bone mineral density and support healthy bone metabolism. There’s a LOT of stress put on our joints as we carry the weight of growing baby.
- The postpartum benefits of taking collagen can help with skin elasticity by helping to tighten back loosened skin on the stomach, and preventing stretch marks and hairloss.
- During breastfeeding, women are at risk of bone resorption; therefore, a daily collagen supplement may in turn reduce a woman's risk of osteoporosis later in life.
As with anything, have the discussion with your doctor or midwife and make your own informed decision.