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Must-have maternity items

If you've ever been pregnant, you know there are hundreds of pregnancy products specifically designed (and marketed) for expectant mothers. Sometimes it’s difficult to figure out what's actually helpful in pregnancy and what's commercialized fluff. Read on for some advice from real moms (and real doctors) about the best pregnancy products they found.

4Must-have maternity itemsOcean Spray

Dry nasal passages can make pregnancy uncomfortable, as can respiratory infections (especially when you can't take medication). Dr Debra Luftman, dermatologist and coauthor of The Beauty Prescription, says, "I used a nasal saline spray called Ocean Spray, which helped with my nasal symptoms." The best part? You can find this spray at drugstores for about $5.

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