9 reasons why coconut oil is amazing when you’re pregnant or a new mum

coconut oil benefits on skin, hair and cooking during pregnancy, for new mums and babies

by Oliver Birk |

It isn’t just delish in a pina colada – a coconut’s natural oil is bursting with health and skin benefits that can solve more than one pregnancy, new mum and baby complaint. And the bonus? It smells incredible. Before long, coconut oil will be your latest beauty obsession.

9 coconut oil benefits:

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1) Bursting with goodness

Coconut oil boasts antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties that can help prevent colds, flu and other viruses. Having just two tablespoons of the oil a day (in drinks or meals, if you aren’t a fan of the strong taste) could keep your immune system strong during your pregnancy.

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