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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Use Bath Gels In Pregnancy

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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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 use cosmetics in pregnancy?

Is it safe to use cosmetics in pregnancy?

Some: It depends how careful you want to be. I would simplify all products and speak with your OB doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use hair spray in pregnancy?

Is it safe to use hair spray in pregnancy?

Depends: This depends on the chemicals in the hair spray. The spray is likely safe, but i would bring the bottle to your next physician appointment and have them review it to make sure it doesn't contain any chemicals that may be harmful to the fetus. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Triclosan in toothpaste during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use Triclosan in toothpaste during pregnancy?

Triclosan: Triclosan is an antibiotic used in some toothpastes. Discuss all medications, including OTC toothpastes, with your Obstetrician. That said, unless your OB has a specific objection, any toothpaste from one of the major manufacturers should be both safe and effective. Remember that for an adult, a pea-sized portion of toothpaste is appropriate, no matter how big a dollop they use in commercials. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use sulfur soap during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use sulfur soap during pregnancy?

Use of sulfur soap?: Unsure of your use of sulfur soap during pregnancy. In any case, during your pregnancy, you should be using mild soaps that are not too strong, and are gentle to your skin, and not irritating. It may be best to stay away from any medicated soaps, glycerin soaps not made of vegetable glycerin, and any petrochemically based personal care products. These can get absorbed through skin. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use oil paints around a baby?

Is it safe to use oil paints around a baby?

Yes: It can be safe if there is good ventilation and the paint is not lead based. If child has underlying respiratory issues like asthma, then i would excercise caution. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use cleaning products during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use cleaning products during pregnancy?

No: You are safe with castille soap and diluted hydrogen peroxide. Citrus peel based cleansers are okay as well. Use nothing with chemicals in it you can't pronounce. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use muscle relief lotion when pregnant?

Is it safe to use muscle relief lotion when pregnant?

Depends: Products in muscle relief creams vary, but most are pregnancy category c, meaning there may be some risk, although they have not been studied in humans. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use dermatix during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use dermatix during pregnancy?

Topical silicone: Dermatix gel is a topical silicone agent for preventing scars.A review of the material data safety sheets for the listed ingredients does not reveal any substantial risks. It is a good idea for any woman pregnant or considering pregnancy to read the entire label of any OTC medicine, even topical, for warnings.If any questions, contacting the manufacturer is the best way to get a definitive answer. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use ponds during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use ponds during pregnancy?

Some women do lose : Weight while pregnant (such as women with severe vomiting). Your body will pull from your fat ; muscle to ensure that the baby gets nutrients. However, you should not plan to lose weight while pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use PONDS deep whitening facial foam during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

Is it safe to use PONDS deep whitening facial foam during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

Yes: As a rule, most topical creams or lotions have very little transfer of their content below the top skin layers. As such, they do not enter the blood and cannot be transferred to a fetus or through the breast milk. The exception to this rule are those preparations designed specifically to enter the blood, like the meds in a nicotiine patch, birth control patch, etc. which use special chemicals to a ...Read more

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Is it safe to use a heating pad while pregnant?

Is it safe to use a heating pad while pregnant?

Be careful: It's safe so long as you use it on it's low setting and not place the pad over your abdomen. Babies are sensitive to heat. ...Read more