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What can I do for nail problems during pregnancy?

What can I do for nail problems during pregnancy?

Moisterize: No gelatin or vitamin will make any difference. Never push or cut your cuticles. Rub in a cream frequently, especially after in water. ...Read more

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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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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Are shellac nails okay during pregnancy?

Are shellac nails okay during pregnancy?

No: Having the nails on your skin is probably not harmful but the fumes produced when applying the nails can cause harm to yourself and your baby. I recommend you avoid using it during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get acrylic nails during pregnancy?

Is it safe to get acrylic nails during pregnancy?

Yes: Just make sure your nail salon is well-ventilated. You want to avoid exposure to chemical fumes. ...Read more

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Is okay to use nail polish and poilsh remover during pregnancy?

Nail polish: It is ok to do once in a while and there are pregnancy safe nail products available usually at health spas and stores. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take hair skin and nails vitamins during pregnancy?

Is it ok to take hair skin and nails vitamins during pregnancy?

Yes as long as...: A good skin hair and nails vitamin will have many of the same vitamins in a good prenatal. But it is important that the total amount of preformed Vit A totals less than 10.000 iu a day. But it is fine to take as much beta carotene as you wish. I advise taking DHA also. and 4000-8000 iu of Vit D3 a day to attain blood levels of 50-80. ...Read more

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I had a 6week miscarriage2 days back ..I had noticed that my nails were more brittle and hair fall i never had these during my first pregnancy?

I had a 6week miscarriage2 days back ..I had noticed that my nails were more brittle and hair fall i never had these during my first pregnancy?

Pregnancy and hair: Some women have rapid hair and nail growth during the pregnancy and actually the hair grows all the way thru to the root and they fall out. Nails also can change. You can't expect all pregnancies to be like the last. ...Read more