Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Can a pregnant women treat lice with the Lice shampoo?

Will it effect the baby?

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:36 PM on Jan. 15, 2009 in Pregnancy

Answers (5)
  • I would think it would be ok...but i'm no doctor so if your not sure i would call you ob just to make sure. good luck
    karliesmom0506

    Answer by karliesmom0506 at 5:40 PM on Jan. 15, 2009

  • you have to call your doctor there are certain ones that you cant use, my son had it when i was preggo and i wasnt aloud to use any of the over the counter ones and he gave us a proscription
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:40 PM on Jan. 15, 2009

  • You can treat lice with Cetaphil -- its a face soap. It's harmless to you, and suffocates the lice. I saw it on the news. 96% effective! :)


    http://www.ehow.com/how_2123367_treat-head-lice-cetaphil.html


    http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=1373365

    Serafyna

    Answer by Serafyna at 5:52 PM on Jan. 15, 2009

  • i would go to your doctors office they may have to treat it there for you
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:18 PM on Jan. 15, 2009

  • I was treating my family's lice with the otc products, while pregnant, I was very careful not to be flinging product around, and cleaning up carefully, my doc told me it was fine.
    stillfatmama

    Answer by stillfatmama at 7:36 PM on Jan. 15, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN