4 doctors weighed in:
Is it safe to use tanning lotions during pregnancy?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Lara Devgan
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Lara Devgan
Dr. Lara Devgan
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
In brief: No
No don't do it.

In brief: No
No don't do it.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: No
My gut tells me that these are not good.
Just doesn't sound wholesome to me. I don't understand the chemicals in them.

In brief: No
My gut tells me that these are not good.
Just doesn't sound wholesome to me. I don't understand the chemicals in them.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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