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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. Herman Hammerstead
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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 star anise bad for pregnant women?

Is star anise bad for pregnant women?

Possibly: There is not enough evidence to confirm safety of star anise in pregnancy. Toxicity has been shown in infants. I would therefore avoid it while pregnancy ...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

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Is secondhand marijuana smoke extremely bad for pregnant women to be around? What are the causes of secondhand marijuana smoke around newborn babies?

Is secondhand marijuana smoke extremely bad for pregnant women to be around? What are the causes of secondhand marijuana smoke around newborn babies?

In a way, yes: Some of the toxins inhaled from the smoke will enter your blood and travel through the umbilical cord to baby. It is well documented that the newborn affected by marijuana smoke will have a smaller skull volume & the question of related learning problems has conflicting findings. Your best approach to any such exposure is to avoid them at any stage of pregnancy. ...Read more

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At what month a pregnant woman should'nt watch bad movies?

At what month a pregnant woman should'nt watch bad movies?

It is up to her.: I personally don't like some types of movies - so whether pregnant or not, I avoid watching things that are unduly upsetting. ...Read more

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X-ray is bad in a pregnant women?

X-ray is bad in a pregnant women?

Direct x-ray: Radiation to the pelvis or body parts adjacent to the pelvis could potentially harm the developing fetus, and should be avoided if possible. X-rays of body parts remote from the pelvis (e.g. finger x-ray, mammogram, Head CT) result in no internal or external scatter radiation to the fetus, and therefor will have no effect on the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is a scary movie bad for a pregnant woman?

Ok, this a shrink: Answering your question. Others may not agree but I don't think getting hyper ; terrified is particularly good for anyone. Why upset yourself- especially if you are pregnant? I found myself more emotional and upset by gross things when I was pregnant. ...Read more

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Ponds flawless white is bad for pregnant woman?

Ponds flawless white is bad for pregnant woman?

Ponds cold cream?: If you are referring to a cold cream for facial application, I am not familiar enough with the content of the product to give you a good and accurate answer. ...Read more

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Is staying in front of computer bad for pregnant woman?

Is staying in front of computer bad for pregnant woman?

Well...: Only if you sit too long in the same position. You could be at risk for leg swelling and possible clot formation. Get up every 30 minutes to walk and stretch your legs and body! ...Read more

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Is unripe mango is good or bad to a pregnant women like me?

Is unripe mango is good or bad to a pregnant women like me?

Its ok: Eating an unripe mango is of no consequence to a pregnant woman, just wash it well before eating! ...Read more

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Are scabies bad for pregnant woman?

Are scabies bad for pregnant woman?

Scabies is: Bothersome for any one who has them. If pregnant - ensure that discuss pediculosite that you will use with your physician/ obstetrician before hand. ...Read more

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Is having sex a bad thing to pregnant woman?

Is having sex a bad thing to pregnant woman?

No: Sex is safe during pregnancy as long as you do not have ruptured membranes (bag of water is open), preterm labor, or a uterine infection. ...Read more

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Is oil based paint bad for pregnant woman?

Is oil based paint bad for pregnant woman?

Yes: Oil-based paints contain aromatic hydrocarbons, such as benzene or toluene. Maternal exposure to inhalants or toluene may result in fetal cleft lip or palate, micrognathia, microcephaly, growth deficiency, or developmental delay. ...Read more

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Is the aspartame in diet drinks bad for the baby while a woman is pregnant?

Is the aspartame in diet drinks bad for the baby while a woman is pregnant?

Yes: Aspartame causes what is known as excitotoxicity in brain and nevous system. Don't use it! ...Read more

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Is herbal dietary tea bad for pregnant woman?

Is herbal dietary tea bad for pregnant woman?

See below: Some herbal teas are fine in pregnancy. I would avoid diet teas though as many have high levels of caffeine or other stimulants that wouldn't be good for baby. You should maintain anhealthynbalanced diet during pregnancy and not be trying to actively diet. ...Read more