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Doctor insights on: Henna Hair Color And Breastfeeding

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What are the adverse effects of applying mehndi ( henna ) after using loreal hair color ?

I DO NOT SEE THINK: ANY ADVERSE EFFECT. I ASSUME YOU ARE NOT APPLYING HENNA AND LOREAL HAIR COLOR ONE AFTER THE OTHER. HENNA WHEN FADES TURNS YOUR HAIR COLOR TO ORANGE . ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Can you dye your hair if you're breastfeeding ?

Can you dye your hair if you're breastfeeding ?

Yes: Before coloring your hair check do allergy test to make it sure you are not allergic to this dye .The dye used for hair colouring act locally and has no general systematic action thus dye does not get excreted in breast milk ,so you can safely breast feed your baby . ...Read more

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My baby is 3 weeks old now and I am breastfeeding. Im planning to undergo hair rebonding, is it ok to my baby? If not, when it would be possible?

My baby is 3 weeks old now and I am breastfeeding. Im planning to undergo hair rebonding, is it ok to my baby? If not, when it would be possible?

Wait: If there are chemicals involved, they can get into your ody and then the milk and can affect the baby. Wait to do the hair rebonding....At least 6 months. ...Read more

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Is it safe to dye your hair while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to dye your hair while breastfeeding?

Probably: The absorption of the chemicals through your skin into the bloodstream is minimal so chances are none will be in breastmilk. Make sure you wash your hands well after dye job done and you have fully washed the chemicals out of your hair before cuddling with your baby. http://www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/949.aspx?CategoryID=54#close ...Read more