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Doctor insights on: Is It Ok To Get Artificial Nails In Pregnancy

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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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Is it safe to get acrylic nails during pregnancy?

Is it safe to get acrylic nails during pregnancy?

Yes: Just make sure your nail salon is well-ventilated. You want to avoid exposure to chemical fumes. ...Read more

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What are artificial nails made from?

What are artificial nails made from?

Mostly plastics: The artificial nails are often made from lightweight plastic in the shape of common nails. They are usually glued to the person's nails and covered with acrylics--which provides the shade/shines and then painted with any color or designs. The finger nails grow quite fast and so these are often replaced every 2-3 wks, otherwise they don't lood too pretty. Check out your local nail shops. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use nail polish in your 13th week of pregnancy?

Is it ok to use nail polish in your 13th week of pregnancy?

Yes: As long as you are only using it to paint your nails there is no problem. Please use in a well ventilated area. ...Read more

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What is meaning of blue nails in pregnancy?

What is meaning of blue nails in pregnancy?

Poor oxidation: (i assume natural and not painted) it means that oxygen delivery by the blood is poor. See your OB asap. ...Read more

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Risk of colored nail polish with sparkles in pregnancy?

Risk of colored nail polish with sparkles in pregnancy?

Only if inhaled: The nail polish on the fingernails will not affect the pregnancy. Prolonged inhalation of nail polish remover can have an effect. ...Read more

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Is okay to use nail polish and poilsh remover during pregnancy?

Is okay to use nail polish and poilsh remover during pregnancy?

Nail polish: It is ok to do once in a while and there are pregnancy safe nail products available usually at health spas and stores. ...Read more