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Is it dangerous to paint the nursery while pregnant?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree
In brief: No, but
You should choose a water or latex based paint due to lower fumes and keep the area well ventilated.
If you start to feel dizzy, you should stop. Most of the things in paints that we worry about have either been removed or are only a concern with repeated exposure of a long period of time.

In brief: No, but
You should choose a water or latex based paint due to lower fumes and keep the area well ventilated.
If you start to feel dizzy, you should stop. Most of the things in paints that we worry about have either been removed or are only a concern with repeated exposure of a long period of time.
Dr. Megan Bird
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Dr. George Valdez
Dont use paint brush cleaners or solvents, just use cheap brushes and throw them out.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Be Cautious
No studies currently available that documents the effect of household paint on pregnancy and developing baby.
Best recommendation is to avoid exposure to oil based paint, lead and mercury.Ask someone else to do the job for you.Otherwse, be sure , room and house are well ventilated. Open windows , turn on fans, take breaks in between.Be cautious.

In brief: Be Cautious
No studies currently available that documents the effect of household paint on pregnancy and developing baby.
Best recommendation is to avoid exposure to oil based paint, lead and mercury.Ask someone else to do the job for you.Otherwse, be sure , room and house are well ventilated. Open windows , turn on fans, take breaks in between.Be cautious.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Help clean liver
Liver will be the one to detox chemicals inhaled due to painting.
So help to clean the liver by taking supplements - liver needs b vitamins, magnesium, choline, betaine hcl, milk thistle, co-q 10 and n acetyl cysteine.

In brief: Help clean liver
Liver will be the one to detox chemicals inhaled due to painting.
So help to clean the liver by taking supplements - liver needs b vitamins, magnesium, choline, betaine hcl, milk thistle, co-q 10 and n acetyl cysteine.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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