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Is it bad to paint when TTC??

we painted one of our spare bedrooms this weekend and im Ovulating!
I didnt even think about it being harmful till we were done??
we have to paint one or 2 more rooms still, should i not paint it? or should i just wear a mask?

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Asked by futurebabykar at 1:02 PM on Jan. 14, 2013 in Trying to Conceive

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  • No, most of the paints now are almost scent free and it's the fumes that are bad for you when pregnant. I painted when I was pregnant, no problems, just make sure your room is ventilated.


    Answer by cassie_kellison at 1:04 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • You'll be fine. Many women paint while pregnant.

    Answer by missanc at 1:13 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • My hairdresser still dyed hair & did perms thru her whole pregnancy, so I can't imagine those fumes being much different than paint fumes. When in doubt, ask your Dr. But I'm sure you're fine. GL


    Answer by mrsmom110 at 1:14 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • thanks!!! just put me at ease!!!

    Comment by futurebabykar (original poster) at 1:18 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

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