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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Get My Hair Died While I Am Pregnant

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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 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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I am preganant and have been sleeping with Listerine on my hair because I heard it prevents you from getting lice is it safe during pregnancy?

I am preganant and have been sleeping with Listerine on my hair because I heard it prevents you from getting lice is it safe during pregnancy?

Not intended: Listerine is a mouth wash not a lice repellant , maintain good hygiene , all the members of house hold see the family doctor to get rid of lice and fumigate the house to eliminate from beds . furniture etc in order , not to get reinfected ...Read more

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I was on the birth control shot for 2?years and now I stop getting it because I wanna get pregnant is it true it might take me a while . To get prego?

I was on the birth control shot for 2?years and now I stop getting it because I wanna get pregnant is it true it might take me a while . To get prego?

Maybe/maybe not: Everyone is different, and depending on when your hormones return to normal, and you ovulate naturally, you will be able to get pregnant. this could be the next period after stopping, or it may be several. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to dye my hair if I am pregnent?

Is it safe to dye my hair if I am pregnent?

Unknown: There are not adequate studies regarding the safety of hair dyes used during pregnancy. A study in 2005 showed a possible increased risk of childhood neuroblastoma. Precautions from the food and drug administration: follow package directions carefully. Wear gloves when applying hair dye. Leave the dye on your hair no longer than directed. Rinse your scalp thoroughly after using hair dye. ...Read more

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I am 15wks pregnant and i was wondering was it safe to get my tooth extracted? Im really nervous and i don't want anything to be harmful to my unborn.

I am 15wks pregnant and i was wondering was it safe to get my tooth extracted? Im really nervous and i don't want anything to be harmful to my unborn.

Should be fine: Good for you to protect your unborn child ! the optimum time in pregnancy for things such as this is the 2nd trimester, which you are in . This is predominantly a growth phase rather than a development phase. Although Epinephrine in reasonable amounts should not be an issue, you might opt for a combination of a small amount of anesthesia with epi and some more without. Good luck with all. ...Read more

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I want to rebond my hair but I am breatfeeding right now. It is safe to do it?

I want to rebond my hair but I am breatfeeding right now. It is safe to do it?

Ask the stylist.: There are many chemicals and techniques, so it's hard to say. Call the person you want to do the rebonding and ask. If he/she isn't sure, get a list of the chemicals in the process (from your hair person) and take it to your babies doctor - then ask! congrats on breastfeeding - it's so important for your baby! ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a spray tan while I am pregnant?

Is it safe to get a spray tan while I am pregnant?

Doubt it: I've said it before and i'll say it again: why you wanna put weird chemicals all over your skin? The skin is a huge absorptive surface and no one is ever ever going to test the safety of this process on pregnant women- please think carefully about everything you feed your skin and your mouth. ...Read more

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Is it safe to breastfeed my baby if I am pregnant?

Is it safe to breastfeed my baby if I am pregnant?

Yes: Moms have done it for centuries. You can safely nurse a toddler through a pregnancy. As long as your health and the unborn baby's heath are fine, it is ok. If you are having problems or your unborn child is not growing, etc. Then you may need to stop. Your OB can assist you as your pregnancy progresses. ...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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I want to know if it is safe to have my child if i had an abortion one month ago and now I am pregnant.. Is it safe for me and the baby?

I want to know if it is safe to have my child if i had an abortion one month ago and now I am pregnant.. Is it safe for me and the baby?

Yes and Maybe: It is generally recommended that you not conceive for 3 months after an abortion or miscarriage. That said, now that you are pregnant, be seen regularly and take your vitamins. It is possible that you will miscarry, but i would not recommend anything unless that happens. The bigger question is why you had the abortion and then became pregnant. ...Read more

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I miscarried a baby when i was 39 im 42 can I still get pregnant i lost a baby and at 42 i want to get pregnant is this possible

I miscarried a baby when i was 39 im 42 can I still get pregnant i lost a baby and at 42 i want to get pregnant is this possible

It : It depends on why you miscarried, if you have had infertility problems in the past and if you are currently in good health. The good news is that miscarriage is very common and many women go on to have successful pregnancies after a miscarriage. If you are thinking about becoming pregnant, you should make an appointment with an ob/gyne for an exam and to discuss any concerns you may have. Good luck! ...Read more

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