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Is It Ok To Dye Your Hair While Breastfeeding
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
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
Most say OK.: There seems to be differing opinions regarding use of hair dye while pregnant. Some doctors indicate that it's likely safe (especially after 1st trimester). Other doctors recommend no unnecessary contact w chemicals during pregnancy. I would be more concerned w bleaching before hand & products w ammonia, peroxides & other chemical ingredients. ...Read more
Uncertain: There seems to be differing opinions regarding the use of hair dye while pregnant. Some doctors indicate that it is likely safe (especially after first trimester). Other doctors recommend no unnecessary contact with chemicals during your pregnancy. I would be concerned w bleaching before hand & ammonia, peroxides & other chemical ingredients. Wish there were some good studies to refer to. ...Read more
Controversial: This is controversial. Conventional thinking is that any exposure to chemicals is not a good idea during pregnancy. The companies would like you to continue using their "safe" products of course. My suggestion is to avoid anything chemical during a pregnancy. Personal vanity sometimes should take a back seat to making the beautiful child inside. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to go hair rebonding ang hair coloring while exclusively breastfeeding? Wont it affect my breastmilk? Thank you
See below: There would not be any problems.Get a more detailed answer ›
Prefer not!: It is really not safe to use any unnecessary chemicals when you are pregnant. Less is always better. On the other hand there are not a lot of studies that answer that question because we dont like to do studies on pregnant women!' its always best to err on the side of caution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should be : No issues. Technology has improved compared to years back ...Read more
No: No, this is not a good idea. ...Read more
Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe.Get a more detailed answer ›
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