neck skin-during-pregnancy.jpgWeight loss and aging can leave the skin under the neck sagging like a turkey wattle. No woman wants to be compared to a turkey, especially those carrying a child. While pregnant, there is very little that can be done for the turkey wattle. Excess skin under the neck requires liposuction or surgical skin removal in most cases and these procedures are not deemed safe during pregnancy as general anesthesia is used.

Some over-the-counter skin creams claim to firm the skin with repeated use. As long as the list of ingredients is approved by the attending obstetrician, 40 weeks of gestation is the perfect time to put one or more creams to the test. Turkey neck may bother some women and not others, but for pregnant women who hate the look of saggy skin under the neck time and patience are required before medical treatment can solve the problem