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Are You Considering Microneedling While Pregnant? Here’s What You Need to Know December 2023

Updated: April 19, 2023

Microneedling is a popular skincare treatment that has many benefits. But, can you receive a microneedling treatment when pregnant? What are the risks and rewards? This post will explore all of that and more. Keep reading to learn more!

Read On: Want to learn more about microneedling and whether it is the right treatment option for you? Check out our Comprehensive Guide to Microneedling to learn more!

1. What is microneedling and what are the benefits for pregnant women specifically?

Microneedling is a cosmetic procedure that involves puncturing the skin with tiny needles. It is often used to improve the appearance of acne scars, fine lines, and wrinkles. For pregnant women, microneedling can help improve the appearance of stretch marks.

There are several benefits of microneedling for pregnant women:

-It can help improve the appearance of stretch marks

-It can help improve the appearance of acne scars

-It can help improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles

Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure with little to no downtime. It is safe for pregnant women and can be performed in a spa or dermatologist’s office.

2. How does microneedling work and how often should it be done?

Microneedling works by puncturing the skin with tiny needles. This triggers the body’s natural healing process, which results in the production of new collagen and elastin. Microneedling should be done every four to six weeks for best results.

Pregnant women can receive microneedling treatments every four to six weeks. The number of treatments will depend on the individual’s skin condition and desired results.

3. What are the risks associated with microneedling during pregnancy?

As with any cosmetic procedure, there is always a risk of infection. A contrainidication with microneedling is if you are pregnant and/or nursing, but be sure to contact your OBGYN prior to getting the treatment. It is important to clean the skin before and after the procedure and to avoid touching the face unnecessarily.

4. How will microneedling affect post-pregnancy skin health?

Microneedling can help improve the appearance of stretch marks, fine lines, and wrinkles. It can also help improve the overall health of the skin.


Microneedling is a treatment that many pregnant women are curious about, but may not know much about. If you’re in the Atlanta area and would like to learn more about this procedure, book a microneedling consultation with us today! Our team of experts will be happy to discuss the benefits of microneedling and answer any questions you may have.

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Lauren Siso, Esthetician

Lauren has been medical aesthetician and laser practitioner for over 10 years and is passionate about helping her clients achieve their best skin possible. Lauren truly believes that everyone deserves to feel confident in their own skin and is dedicated to helping her clients achieve that goal!

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Lauren Siso, Medical Aesthetician at ELLEMES Medical Spa