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Can I give manicures while pregnant?

Can I give manicures while pregnant?

Yes: The only problems with manicures are the chemical fumes. Just make sure that the area in which you are working is well-ventilated. If you start feeling headachy or dizzy, go get some fresh air. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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 I have a shellac manicure while im pregnant?

Can I have a shellac manicure while im pregnant?

Yes: There is no harm in having a manicure or in the use of these products - there is no absorption of anything through the nails themselves. The only problem might be an intolerance of the fumes, so you could ask for a small fan to direct the fumes away from your face. ...Read more

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Can I use lemsips while pregnant?

Can I use lemsips while pregnant?

Probably no: Without knowing your gestational age (how far along) it's hard to say definitely. Paracetamol (aka tylenol) is safe as long as below toxic levels--best to keep below 2gm daily. The decongestant has not been fully tested in pregnancy--these ages constrict or narrow blood vessels so it would be best to avoid unless benefit outweighs risk. No cough/cold med has been shown to effectively shorten colds. ...Read more

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Can I use bengay while being pregnant?

Can I use bengay while being pregnant?

Ben gay in pregnancy: It should be fine to use during pregnancy. Just remember, all things in moderation. Too much could lead to excessive absorption of components that could be harmful to your baby. ...Read more

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Can you smoke while pregnant?

Can you smoke while pregnant?

U Surely Can!: But why oh why would you do it? I don't know of anyone who would intentionally harm their child. I don't know of anyone who would feed their child a toxic substance. We boil bottles and nipples to protect from infection, we bathe & clean our babies & we protect them from all harm. Why oh why then would we smoke and give our baby a jolt of nicotine? Would u put a cig in babes mouth at birth? ...Read more

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Can I breastfeed while pregnant?

Can I breastfeed while pregnant?

No.: As in you shouldn't. Some women who become pregnant while lactating do continue to produce milk, but the hormone responsible for milk letdown is oxytocin, which can cause uterine contractions and lead to preterm labor. The uterus usually has few receptors for this hormone in the first trimester, so most don't have symptoms in the first trimester. If you're pregnant, it is time to wean. ...Read more

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Can I use Vermox while im pregnant?

Can I use Vermox while im pregnant?

D/W OB: Mebendazole is fda category c. Although some animal studies showed teratogenicity & fetotoxicity, it has been used in humans w/o problems noted. Benefits should outweigh risks. D/w your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Can I exercise while pregnant?

Can I exercise while pregnant?

Yes: You should keep active throughout your pregnancy. Just about everyone can exercise during pregnancy. Yoga and walking are good for those who are not used to exercise. You can continue almost any exercise during pregnancy. If you have medical or pregnancy complications, you should ask your doctor before exercising. ...Read more

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Can I exercise while pregnant?

Can I exercise while pregnant?

Discuss...: This with your ob. They will be able to guide you through your pregnancy and give you specifics on do's and don'ts. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant while being pregnant?

Can i get pregnant while being pregnant?

See below: Once a pregnancy is established hormone levels change and feed back a signal to the brain to stop the hormone that induces ovulation so no further pregnancies occur. ...Read more

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Can I do crunches/situps while pregnant?

1st trimester only: After the 2nd trimester of pregnancy, the rising abdominal uterus will make the situp task more difficult. Moreover, the major blood vessel bringing blood back to the heart(inferior vena cava) also gets "crunched".- not a good idea for the baby. There are several great aerobic exercise classes for pregnant mothers that keep you fit and are safe for the developing baby. ...Read more

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Can i become pregnant while pmsing?

Can i become pregnant while pmsing?

Some women may : Begin experiencing pms symptoms two weeks prior to their period. Women normally ovulate 14 days prior to their period. So, it could occur. Always use protection if you are not ready for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can i take nac-600 while pregnant?

WHY?: Why take anything that you don't know what it is, why you're taking it, what it will do to you, or what harm it could cause you or baby -- particularly when you're pregnant. Don't take any chances with any medication unless you doctor tells you it's essential to your, or the fetus's, health. ...Read more

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Can I do zumba while pregnant?

Can I do zumba while pregnant?

See below: Absolutely. Unless your OB has placed limits on your activity. ...Read more

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