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What's worse: Dying your hair early in pregnancy? Or smoking early in pregnancy?

Just a debate between myself and someone else.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:41 PM on Jul. 9, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • I smoked in both my pregnancies (not saying its good) but I did with both early on-they're both fine...never dyed my hair so I donno.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:42 PM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • Uh, smoking. Duh.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:42 PM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • smoking.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:44 PM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • I dyed my hair when I was pregnant. Didn't cause harm to the babies at all. Smoking.. my friend smoked and about 100 other people I know smoked while pregnant and their babies came out extremely healthy! But IF I had to chose I would pick smoking.
    Michele068

    Answer by Michele068 at 8:46 PM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • Dying your hair isn't the issue, its the fumes you breathe in while doing it... when you dye your hair outdoors or in a very well ventilated open area there is absolutely no harm to the baby. No matter where you smoke, your risking harm to the baby. Don't get me wrong, I smoked throughout my pregnancy and my child is healthy as a horse, so just because you smoke doesn't mean your kids going to have health issues, and the dye fumes can do harm, but smoking is more hazardous because there are precautions that can be taken with hair dying... no precautions with smoking, either you smoke or you don't.
    ba13ygrl1987

    Answer by ba13ygrl1987 at 8:55 PM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • Smoking.
    etsmom

    Answer by etsmom at 8:58 PM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • smoking
    ColtsFan1912

    Answer by ColtsFan1912 at 9:09 PM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • Neither, IMO. Neither have really been PROVEN to be extremely harmful, but there are ongoing studies and whatnot about both, so who knows if we'll ever know?
    Mrs.BAT

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 9:19 PM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • smoking..?!?!
    r00j04j08

    Answer by r00j04j08 at 9:26 PM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • Smoking. There isn't enough evidence either way for a conclusive stance on hair dye and bleach during pregnancy. SO far, on-going studies HAVE shown an increase in pre-term birth and low average birth weight with smoking during pregnancy, and it increases chances for SIDS. But, even stopping smoking part-way through pregnancy significantly cuts risks, as does smoking less than half a pack a day. Either way, smoking is worse, at least as far as studies show to date.
    _Jynxx_

    Answer by _Jynxx_ at 10:08 PM on Jul. 9, 2009

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