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An_239294 posted:
Is it safe to color your hair in the first months of pregnancy?
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Byroney_WebMD_Staff responded:
Good question, An_239294!

This Pregnancy Facts and Myths article discussing hair coloring among other things. Remember that this is a general article. To get an expert opinion about you, please ask your doctor.

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kdglover responded:

Yes it is safe..I am a licensed cosmetologist and that is a myth that somehow has been passes down. Now the smells of the chemical may cause you to nauseous. But I'm 5 weeks and I'm still working smells dont bother now and I hope they dont in the future, but yea girl go make yourself beautiful!! : ))
jacobria responded:
With my first I heard it was unsafe so I didn't do it, but with my second I was told it was fine. But did have my hair dresser paint on the dye, and I also had her pull it through a cap for high lights because the dye doesn't touch the scalp.
bbcntpa replied to jacobria's response:
I asked my ob/gyn this question when I was pregnant with my son. She said it was fine, that your big concern was needing to be in a well ventilated space so that you're not overwhelmed by the fumes/smells. I had my hair highlighted while pregnant with problems at the time or later with my child.
Me (34), DH (38), DS(3), EDD 5/3/12

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