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is it safe to do wood staining while pregnant

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caren Reaves
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It would be best to do in a well ventilated space and to use liquid stain instead of aerosol sprays. Wearing gloves would be beneficial.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ventilation: Using most paints and stains while pregnant is generally safe as long as it is done in a well ventilated space. hope this helps.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wood staining effect: The effects of the staining vapor should be almost gone as far as ill effects on your pregnancy. Use ample ventilation (open windows, etc.) until yo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
You: and the baby are likely OK.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Phillips
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, a campfire or fireplace is fine. Think of all our ancestors who only had that. Obviously, intense and prolonged exposure is discouraged(don't in ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erin Alward
16 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Undergoing a single diagnostic imaging study does not have enough radiation exposure to threaten the well being of a developing baby. Multiple studies ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Harms
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Necessary dental care should not be avoided or delayed due to pregnancy.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The nail is topical so should be fine.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caren Reaves
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Be sure the room is well-ventilated and it preferable to have a water based paint.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes you can bowl. Use a light weight ball. If you have never bowled before, bowling for the first time in your third trimester may cause you to pull ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elia Fanous
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There's no definitive evidence to say 100% yes or no... But generally, if you are breathing and oxygenating well, the baby is fine. Your baby's hemog ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The reaction appears local and should have no effect upon a pregnancy.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caren Reaves
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Weight lifting is generally fine in pregnancy. I would recommend decreasing the overall weight and increasing your repetitions to avoid strain.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: I always say check with your obstetrician first, but my answer is "yes", as long as you are not drinking it. The benefits will outweigh any risks.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is safe to continue your normal activities in pregnancy. In the second and third trimesters a couple of body changes may make it difficult to cont ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Pilates is traditional muscle training, especially in the abdominals or "core". The exercises that i would discourage would be high impact aerobics, ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Dont: Wait until after you deliver.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
20 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Paint types differ significantly. Some have toxic compounds and exposure should be limited or avoided. Others, like water colors or latex low odor ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caren Reaves
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: While it is generally not recommended to start a new, rigorous exercise regimen during pregnancy, jogging is a safe choice provided you've been joggin ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yoga is good exercise during pregnancy especially if you have been familiar with this prior to pregnancy. Like with any other exercise, it is always g ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Tanning beds aren't considered safe any time due to increased risks of skin cancer. With pregnancy, most women are at increased risk for sunburn and g ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is fine to get your nails done or do them at home. Be sure to be in a well ventilated area with lots of air movement so the fumes aren't overwhelm ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It should be: Ok if you are overly sensitive to scents/ allergic.

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