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Is It Safe To Use Roach Spray While Pregnant
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
19 weeks pregnant. I saw a bug on the couch, maybe first bed bug. freaked out and sprayed the couch with rubbing alcohol. Strong smell, is it safe?
Chemicals/pregnant: Air out the room or go into another room,a single episode for a short period should not be an issue. For the future get some N-99 particle masks at home depot and ventilate to room (open window,fan) or have someone else do this if occurs regularly ( hopefully it will not happen again-) . Don't worry. ...Read more
I am 22wks pregnant and inhaled some chemicals including ddt that was sprayed at my work place two days ago. Will it affect my baby?
A single, brief: Exposure is unlikely to harm your fetus at 22 weeks. Significant exposure would have made you feel ill. However, you may want to check osha regulations & very politely & tactfully, share them with your employer or hr department to prevent recurrent exposure. ...Read more
My wife is 10 week pregnant and today I sprayed perfume and some perfume went inside her mouth..is there any problem?
No: Perfume is made with aromatic oils and extracts of flowers, plants and spices, some alcohol is added to dry the liquid on the skin. There is nothing to worry about. Ripe fruit is allowed in pregnancy, for example, as there are minute amounts of alcohols in food too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 15 weeks pregnant & i've got the pest control sprayed the corners of my apartment today while i was there.. Was that be dangerous for my baby ?
Not likely: It does not seem likely that you could have been exposed in a significant way in the circumstance you describe. Usually if exterminators are using dangerous chemicals they ask people to leave the house for a designated period of time ...Read more
4 and 1/2 months pregnant. Today, someone sprayed a gas based keyboard cleaner in my workspace while i was in it. Could this harm the baby? No smell.
No: A one time incident like that should not harm the fetus. ...Read more
Took shower after it had been sprayed down with bleach. Smelled strong. 30 weeks pregnant. Harmful to baby?
Not harmful: The amount of chlorine your would have breathed in, then get through your lungs, your system and to baby would be so tiny that it poses no risk to the baby. Quite honestly, i'm glad they sprayed it down - much more likely you would catch a germ had it not been well cleaned that could cause harm to your baby than anything the dilute bleach solution/fumes would do to you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Husband sprayed cologne while i was in bathroom (i'm 21 weeks pregnant) - felt sick after two minutes. Can it harm the baby boy's reproductive system?
Nope.: Relax - the fetus is pretty well protected inside the womb. ...Read more
Took shower after it had been sprayed with bleach. City water treated with ammonia. Strong smell. 30 weeks pregnant. Harmful to baby?
No harm done: No, you baby is pretty well insulated. Bleach serves a disinfectant. ...Read more
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