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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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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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 a manicure during pregnancy?

Is it safe to get a manicure during pregnancy?

Yes: Yes, you can get manicures during pregnancy. The hand massages feel great. Choose a polish that is free of chemicals like toluene, formaldehyde and dbp. Make sure the instruments are sterilized so you don't get an infection. Be careful of artificial nails and fills as the small particles can become airborne, wear a mask if you are having this service. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get gel or acrylic nails while pregnant?

Is it safe to get gel or acrylic nails while pregnant?

Yes: Patients can, in rare instances, develop hypersensitivity/allergy to these. That said, this is low risk and safe. If you notice a rash, remove them and consult an Allergist so you know what else to watch out for. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get my teeth bleached during pregnancy?

Is it safe to get my teeth bleached during pregnancy?

Probably: The bleaching material really does not enter your system. However, g-d forbid you have a problem with your pregnancy or baby you probably will never forgive yourself. I would recommend waiting until after you deliver the baby to concern yourself with cosmetic treatment. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a tattoo during pregnancy?

Is it safe to get a tattoo during pregnancy?

No: It is not safe. Tattoo inks are not fda approved and often can have rather toxic ingredients. Small amounts of these materials can enter the blood stream and potentially affect the unborn child. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use nail polish while pregnant?

Is it safe to use nail polish while pregnant?

Yes: It is fine to get your nails done or do them at home. Be sure to be in a well ventilated area with lots of air movement so the fumes aren't overwhelming. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a teeth cleaning while pregnant?

Is it safe to get a teeth cleaning while pregnant?

Yes: It is very important to maintain good oral health during pregnancy. Pregnancy gingivitis is not uncommon due to fluctuating hormonal levels. Brushing and flossing are essential along with routine dental cleanings. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get acupuncture during pregnancy?

Yes: But you want to see someone who is experienced with pregnant women. If it is a treatment that can be delayed until after delivery that might be better. ...Read more

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Is it safe to color my hair during pregnancy?

Is it safe to color my hair during pregnancy?

After trimester #1: There are some hair dyes that are safe to use in pregnancy, but it is best to wait until after your first trimester is complete. This is when the baby is developing the most, and it is crucial nothing interferes with the process. ...Read more

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Is nail glue/artificial nails okay to use during pregnancy?

Is nail glue/artificial nails okay to use during pregnancy?

Nails and glue: Artificial nails and glue are safe to be used in pregnancy.
It is important to limit exposure to solvent fumes during pregnancy.
It is imperative to limit exposure and encourage good ventilation while in the saloon.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a bikini wax during pregnancy?

Is it safe to get a bikini wax during pregnancy?

Yes: There is no medical reason to not get a bikini wax during pregnancy but it may be more painful. Increased blood flow and edema to the vaginal area in pregnancy may cause the procedure hurt more than you were used to prior to pregnancy. ...Read more

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