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Is It Safe To Color Your Hair While Pregnant
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
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
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
Yes : If you have no previous history of allergy to hair-care products , it should be safe to highlight your hair. ...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
38 weeks pregnant: shouldnt have any effect on the babys well being ...Read more
Could be worse: A good thing: it has beta carotene instead of preformed Vitamin A which can cause birth defects. Otherwise it is a hyped-up waste of money. No amount of biotin will produce better hair, skin, or nails. The important vitamin in pregnancy is FOLIC ACID and this is most important at conception + early pregnancy. People selling this do not want you to know that best nutrition is FOOD including vegetab ...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
Yes: This is harmless to the growing fetus because it is not absorbed into the woman's body. ...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
Avoid it.: While in theory it is ok to get a tattoo while your pregnant, there is a risk of contracting infections at the site even if the utensils used are cleaned appropriately. It is your choice, but I wouldn't recommend it. ...Read more
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