A 37-year-old member asked:
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Is it safe to get or have a belly button ring while pregnant?

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Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: I will tell you though the skin over the ring will get very, very thin as your belly stretches. The ring may pull through on its own. Most women take it out as they hit the third trimester for that reason.
Answered on Jan 2, 2013

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