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A 18-year-old female asked:

I am now 13 weeks pregnant it is a myth that you can't get your nails done?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, it is a myth. You should limit chemical exposure as much as possible during pregnancy but a manicure or pedicure is fine and can make you feel better. Best wishes to you and the baby. The fact that you thought to ask tells me this is a lucky baby to have such a concerned mom.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes: It is ok to have your nails done during pregnancy.

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