Also known as … Atopic Eruption of Pregnancy, Eczema in Pregnancy, Pruritic Folliculitis of Pregnancy, Papular Dermatoses of Pregnancy.
Prurigo of Pregnancy is the most common of the pregnancy dermatoses (incidence 1:300-3000). Affected women may experience dry skin, with rough red patches or itchy bumps affecting any part of the body. They may or may not have experienced eczema before pregnancy. This condition does not harm the baby and often improves after the baby is born.