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Do I need to take out my belly ring if I am pregnant?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Recommend it

Naval Rings my migrate as the abdominal size expands in later pregnancy which may lead to scarring.

In brief: Recommend it

Naval Rings my migrate as the abdominal size expands in later pregnancy which may lead to scarring.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Generally yes

Already having a piercing is also not likely a problem but you may need to remove it depending on how your navel changes.

In brief: Generally yes

Already having a piercing is also not likely a problem but you may need to remove it depending on how your navel changes.
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

But you may want to.
The skin over the ring will get very very thin as you grow. The ring may pull through no matter what you do and you may want to remove it before that happens.

In brief: No

But you may want to.
The skin over the ring will get very very thin as you grow. The ring may pull through no matter what you do and you may want to remove it before that happens.
Dr. Megan Bird
Dr. Megan Bird
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