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Doctor insights on: It Is Safe For Pregnant Women Women To Paint With Behr Paint

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Will a pregnant woman or her baby get sick if she does painting during pregnancy?

Will a pregnant woman or her baby get sick if she does painting during pregnancy?

Maybe!: Many painting products are toxic and can potentially cause harm. Painting in a home is likely better left to other non-pregnant people. If you must, use of a mask during painting is suggested. Be sure the room is well ventilated during and after painting, and if possible use low-fume and rapid drying materials. Also, be sure to avoid direct skin contact with the paint as much as possible. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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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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I am in 20 weeks pregnancy, is it safe to extract a tooth since it is painting too much?

I am in 20 weeks pregnancy, is it safe to extract a tooth since it is painting too much?

Tx during pregnancy: Pregnancy is not a contraindication to dental treatment, especially if it is an emergency. Be sure to tell your dentist you are pregnant. There are precautions they should take in order to treat you safely. Also the middle trimester of a pregnancy is the safest time to do treatment. ...Read more

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5 1/2 months pregnant -is it safe to use trisodium phosphate to clean the walls before painting the nursery? Or should my husband do it solo?

5 1/2 months pregnant -is it safe to use trisodium phosphate to clean the walls before painting the nursery? Or should my husband do it solo?

Probably fine: Tsp is actually used as an approved food additive in the us and eu and in low doses has no toxic effects.The dry powder is caustic to the GI tract and fumes may produce superficial irritation or cough. Your body will dispose of any irritant issues before it could ever get to baby. If you use it in a well ventilated space its irritant quality will be minimal.If you want daddy to do it solo, let him. ...Read more

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Is painting your stomach while pregnant okay?

Is painting your stomach while pregnant okay?

Recommend avoiding: Unnecessary chemicals. Would not paint your body while you are pregnant. ...Read more

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I am 5 weeks pregnant, and I am painting the inside of my home. Could my breathing fumes hurt the baby?

I am 5 weeks pregnant, and I am painting the inside of my home.  Could my breathing fumes hurt the baby?

Not likely: Keep the room well ventilated and you should be fine. On the other hand, if you do not want paint the room yourself, tell your husband that the doctor said you should not paint! ...Read more

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What pain medicine is safe for pregnant women?

What pain medicine is safe for pregnant women?

Tylenol, (acetaminophen) but: I wouldn't take much of anything.

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Is behr paint safe for pregnant women and newborns?

Is behr paint safe for pregnant women and newborns?

Best to hold off: Every paint has organic solvents that evaporate into the air. I am not aware of any studies on this topic. Since we really don't know the answer and there is no reason to expose pregnant women & newborns to this-i would hold off on painting for awhil, or keep away from the fumes for 1-2 days and let the place air out. ...Read more

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Does cefurex safe for pregnant women?

Does cefurex safe for pregnant women?

Probably safe: Not known to harm pregnancy, bot may reduce effectiveness of Birth Control Pills. In any case your GYN should know you are taking the medication. ...Read more

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Is sauna safe for pregnant women?

No: No. Pregnant women should avoid spending time in a sauna, especially during the first trimester of pregnancy when the neural tube (spine) of the fetus is forming, to help minimize the risk of spina bifida. ...Read more

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Travisil safe for pregnant women?

Travisil safe for pregnant women?

Not recommended: It is an herbal product unregulated by the fda so has no safety data in pregnancy so it is better not to take it. ...Read more

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Is niquil safe for pregnant women ?

Is niquil safe for pregnant women ?

Not really: Nyquil contains alcohol, which should not be used during pregnancy, and dextro-methorphan, which is pregnancy category c: "animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks." [source fda]. ...Read more

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Is Ampiclox safe for pregnant women?

Ampiclox: Ampiclox is Ampicillin + cloxacillin. Both of these are fda pregnancy category b. According to drugs.Com: there are no controlled data in human pregnancies; however, there are no literature reports of congenital abnormalities associated with it. Cloxacillin should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.”. ...Read more

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Is lidocaine safe for pregnant women?

Is lidocaine safe for pregnant women?

Yes: Lidocaine administered epidurally, spinally or by infiltration is safe in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Are mud baths safe for pregnant women?

Are mud baths safe for pregnant women?

Recommend against it: It can lead to increased body temperature & dehydration. My bigger concern is free radical release during detoxification with mud. ...Read more

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Is gluthatione i.V safe for pregnant women?

Is gluthatione i.V safe for pregnant women?

N-acetylcysteine is.: The glutathione precursor n-acetyl-cysteine is class b (i.e. Safe) in pregnancy and lactation. It is administered in cases of tylenol (acetaminophen) poisoning (e.g. Suicide attempt) and reverses the toxic effects on the liver and kidneys reliably. Glutathione per se is not used in clinical practice. ...Read more

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Are fireworks smoke safe for pregnant women?

Are fireworks smoke safe for pregnant women?

Minimal toxicity: While concentrated fireworks smoke is likely to be harmful, these are ignited out of doors and are quickly diluted by the atmosphere and wind. It is highly unlikely that you would inhale enough to harm either yourself or your developing baby. ...Read more

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Is passion fruit seeds safe for pregnant women?

Some recommend : Against passion flower use during pregnancy because some substances it contains may cause uterine contractions (per medline plus) http:/www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/871.Html. ...Read more