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Is it safe to get a hair relaxer while I am pregnant?

Is it safe to get a hair relaxer while I am pregnant?

Yes: It is safe for the pregnancy as long as you have it done in a well ventilated area. But using chemical products in pregnancy can damage your hair more than if not pregnant. Having said that, many women have used these products safely without any significant hair damage. The baby will be happy you look so good momma, . ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Is it safe to get my hair died while I am pregnant?

Is it safe to get my hair died while I am pregnant?

Yes: As long as you are in a well ventilated room. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get your hair dyed by a professional at 18 weeks pregnant? If so is there types not to use or should wear a mask or something?

Is it safe to get your hair dyed by a professional at 18 weeks pregnant? If so is there types not to use or should wear a mask or something?

Most consider it ok: Most consider hair dye safe as studies have not shown it to be dangerous. This questions has been asked many times on healthtap . When you type in the question on healthtap you will see many other answers on this topic. ...Read more

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After treatment with diode laser (for hair removal )by how much it is considered safe for me to get pregnant ?

After treatment with diode laser (for hair removal )by how much it is considered safe for me to get pregnant ?

No waiting: There is no reason to wait after the treatment is finished. Once the therapy is done there is no issue with getting pregnant. ...Read more

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To be on the safe side I have been sleeping with listernine in my hair trying to prevent my self from getting it im pregnant is that ok?

To be on the safe side I have been sleeping with listernine in my hair trying to prevent my self from getting it im pregnant is that ok?

I'm lost here.: Listerine in your hair to prevent from getting what? Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Is it safe to put a perm(relaxer) in my hair if im 35 weeks pregnant?

Is it safe to put a perm(relaxer) in my hair if im 35 weeks pregnant?

I would avoid it: You should contact your ob/gyn with any issues regarding topicals during pregnancy. Many things that you think would be safe, such as benzoyl peroxide or antipersperant are actually not recommended. ...Read more

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