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Are fireworks smoke safe for pregnant women?

Are fireworks smoke safe for pregnant women?

Minimal toxicity: While concentrated fireworks smoke is likely to be harmful, these are ignited out of doors and are quickly diluted by the atmosphere and wind. It is highly unlikely that you would inhale enough to harm either yourself or your developing baby. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can a pregnant woman handle fireworks? Like working in a firework store full time

Can a pregnant woman handle  fireworks? Like  working in a firework store full time

Pregnancy: I would suggest to you to find another job during your pregnancy, particularly the 1st trimester. You are exposing yourself to many chemicals, including gunpowder. ...Read more

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Is it alright to watch/ listen to fireworks during late pregnancy ?

Is it alright to watch/ listen to fireworks during late pregnancy ?

Yes: Imagine if you were in a swimming pool and there were fireworks in the sky above you. The decibel level wouldn't harmful in the least :-) have fun and hope you have a great delivery! ...Read more

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Is it safe ti be around firework smoke while pregnant?

Is it safe ti be around firework smoke while pregnant?

Unlikely harm: While concentrated fireworks smoke is likely to be harmful, these are ignited out of doors and are quickly diluted by the atmosphere and wind. It is highly unlikely that you would inhale enough to harm either yourself or your developing baby. If you are close enough to get symptoms, then you are more at risk from the explosion itself. ...Read more

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Are cold drinks bad for pregnant women?

Are cold drinks bad for pregnant women?

Cold Drinks are : Not bad for pregnant women. However, the teachings of traditional chinese medicine encourage drinking fluids that are close to your body temperature for optimum health. ...Read more

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Is mint leafs bad for pregnant women?

Is mint leafs bad for pregnant women?

No: Mint has many beneficial properties for pregnancy including promoting digestion, relieving congestion and decreasing nausea. Complications associated with mint consumption in pregnancy is tendency for heart burn. ...Read more

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Is the virus in cats that are bad for pregnant women airborne?

No: Toxoplasmosis is not airborne. Here's a great description and diagram: http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites/toxoplasmosis/biology.Html. ...Read more

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Is the jamaican black castor oil bad for pregnant women?

Is the jamaican black castor oil bad for pregnant women?

Caution: To use topically or ingest. Either way i would avoid the product. ...Read more