7.8.2  Mask of pregnancy (chloasma)

Some women produce a brownish pigmentation of the skin over the face and forehead, known as the ‘mask of pregnancy’ (or chloasma). It gives a bronze look. It begins about the 16th week of pregnancy and gradually increases, but it usually fades after delivery. You will learn more about it in Study Session 8.

7.8.1  Linea nigra

7.8.3  Stretch marks