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15 Ways to Have a Great Pregnancy

12. Fake a glow.

The fabled glow of pregnancy is sometimes just that, a myth. For some women, manufacturing a baby doesn’t exactly add up to a radiant look, thanks to breakouts and blotchiness, fatigue, nausea, and bloating. So go ahead and fake it with Physician’s Formula Glow-Boosting Loose Bronzing Veil or one of Revlon's Colorstay lotions, makeup sticks, or powders.

13. Baby your feet.

They'll probably be out of view before long, but your feet are rarely out of mind when you're pregnant. Prop ‘em up whenever possible and heed these tips:

Wear shoes with a low, chunky heel, between one and two inches high; they're more comfortable than flats.

Look for styles with thick soles (they keep you more stable and are more comfortable for walking) and straps or laces that you can loosen as your feet expand. Naturalizer, Aerosoles, and Easy Spirit carry a variety of comfortable, supportive, and stylish shoes.

Treat feet at the end of the day to a nice soak and a refreshing lotion. Fill up the tub or a basin with Earth Angel Mama Baby Happy Feet, made especially for pregnant peds, or slather on yummy-smelling Weleda Foot Balm.

Splurge on a salon pedicure. Your feet will thank you, and you'll revel in pure rest and relaxation.

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