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is it ok to paint a room while pregnant?

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SharonHernandez

Asked by SharonHernandez at 10:58 AM on May. 31, 2009 in Health

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  • eeeek, i didnt think it was ok...but i dont have a educated reason why. Im sure something to do with the fumes....
    angie_david

    Answer by angie_david at 11:03 AM on May. 31, 2009

  • It depends on the paint that you use.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 11:04 AM on May. 31, 2009

  • I think it is ok, but I always used the "i'm pregnant" excuse just to get out of doing it and have my dh do it all. LOL
    MissAlisabeth

    Answer by MissAlisabeth at 11:08 AM on May. 31, 2009

  • i did it, jsut make sure u have paint that doesnt have a lot of fumes, and u are doing a ventilated room. also stay off the ladders...have someone help u with that part
    RhiannonHunt

    Answer by RhiannonHunt at 12:13 PM on May. 31, 2009

  • As long as you use low oder paint it is definately ok. I did it last pregnancy. The paint at wally world is low oder.
    ColleenF30

    Answer by ColleenF30 at 1:51 PM on May. 31, 2009

  • Pick a low VOC paint and you should be fine. Be sure the room is well ventilated.
    MotherofIreland

    Answer by MotherofIreland at 2:16 PM on May. 31, 2009

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