I have poison ivy but I'm pregnant. What about my baby?

Relax. Your baby is floating in a protected environment. This includes the several layers of fetal membranes and fluid.Nothing can reach baby unless it comes through your blood. No irritation on your skin surface, or the creams you may use to treat it would effect your baby.

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Is it bad for a pregnant woman to get poison ivy?

Poison Ivy. Poison Ivy as long as it is not infected causes no harm to the fetus. See your local dermatologist for topical medication to treat your poison ivy. Read more...