Top
20
Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Use Tanning Lotions During Pregnancy

Share
1

1
Is it safe to use tanning lotions during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use tanning lotions during pregnancy?

No: Tanning is not safe and is not recommended for anyone. It increases the risk of skin cancer and accelerates facial and body aging. Sunscreen with titanium and zinc can help protect you from uva and uvb rays, but avoiding sun exposure is best. Spray tanning and tanning lotions are a reasonable alternative to achieve a bronzed look, but they may not be safe for pregnant/ lactating women. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Mark Pack
4 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
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

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
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

4

4
Is clinique safe to use during pregnancy?

Is clinique safe to use during pregnancy?

Probably: If you are refering to the clinique make up, then most of the products are safe. I might recommend you bring any acne treatment products you use to your OB doctor to double check. ...Read more

5

5
Is Proactiv safe to use during pregnancy?

No: One of the 3 part treatments in proactive is topical benzoyle peroxide. It is considered safety category c ( not advised) as animal studies have shown adverse effects on fetus. No human studies have been done to know for sure. ...Read more

6

6
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

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Is it safe to use oxyfend during pregnancy?

Not recommended: No pregnancy data, so would not recommend using it. ...Read more

9

9
Is it safe to use vibrators during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use vibrators during pregnancy?

Yes!: totally safe! the only thing you should be aware of is that if you have any bleeding in pregnancy, you will want to let your doctor know and they may put you on "pelvic rest" - which means not placing anything in the vagina. But if you have no bleeding, it;s totally safe. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Is abreva safe to use during pregnancy?

Is abreva safe to use during pregnancy?

A revs: No human studies have been done on abreva and pregnancy. However, when the drug was given to pregnant animals, it did not appear to cause any problems. Because animals and humans can respond to drugs in different ways, if you become pregnant while using this drug, your healthcare provider will consider the benefits and risks in your particular situation. ...Read more

11

11
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

20

20
Is it safe to use a tanning bed while pregnant?

Is it safe to use a tanning bed while pregnant?

UV & pregnancy: There have been no controlled studies of the direct effects of tanning or tanning beds on pregnant women or their unborn child. In view of the evidence of damage from ultraviolet radiation to the skin of the mother, however, it makes sense to avoid this type of activity for the duration of pregnancy. However, research on pregnant mice showed fetal damage. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers

Tanning (Definition)

Tanning refers to attending exposing oneself to the sun, or a tanning salon, for the purpose of darkening the skin, for cosmetic reasons. Occasionally, tanning is for medical reasons to relieve some symptoms ...Read more