Not only do the high levels of estrogen in your body make you itch, increased blood supply to the skin is another culprit of the itching that most pregnant women experience. Your belly is also growing and expanding to accommodate your new baby.Is it normal to have itching during early pregnancy?
Yes, mild itching during pregnancy is normal in most cases. It's also common – about 20 percent of pregnant women have itchy skin. You may feel especially itchy around your belly and breasts as your skin stretches to accommodate their increased size. Dry skin and hormonal changes may also contribute.