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What if my wife smell Methanol during pregnancy???
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An_246331 posted:
Can someone let me know, recently my wife went to furniture shop in china for 5 hours each day for 2 days, she claims that she smell lots of Methanol there. Will this cause problem for the baby?? now the baby is only 40 days. Please let me know. Thanks.
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Robert O Atlas, MD responded:
I believe there are a number of factors to consider. Did she feel ill during her time there. How many weeks was she. There is a period of time before organogenesis begins in which there is an all or none phenomenum in which the pregnancy either miscarriages or is normal.

Is methanol really teratogenic?
If your wife did not feel ill during the time period, then there really is no risk.

Hope she does well. Good luck


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